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ZIP Code 99766

Post Office City:Point Hope, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: North Slope Borough
Timezone: America/Nome (10:30pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:68.4, -166.6
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99766

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Primary/preferred city:
Point Hope, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99766 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99766 is located in northwest Alaska and covers an extremely large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 99766 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99766 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Point Hope, AK population.

Population 678
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 222
Median Home Value $93,400
Land Area 2,392.08 sq mi
Water Area 45.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 186
Median Household Income $71,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 24

Under 5374885
85 Plus134


 Male 356 53%
 Female 322 47%


 White 43 6.3%
 Black Or African American 3 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 603 88.9%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 28 4.1%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 67 36%
 Single Guardian 80 43%
 Singles 32 17%
 Singles With Roommate 7 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 71 38%
 Households with Kids 115 62%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99766 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99766 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 99766 real estate data, the median home value of $93,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99766 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99766 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 674 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 4 0.6%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 40 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 81 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 29%
 Households Vacant 36 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 3%
 1 Bedroom 14 18%
 2 Bedroom 32 42%
 3+ Bedroom 28 37%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $71,875 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99766 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99766 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 99766 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99766 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 129 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 195 40%
 No Earnings 159 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 129 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 195 40%
 No Earnings 159 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 38 16%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 2 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 195 82%
 Worked at Home 3 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 80 21%
 High School Graduate 269 70%
 Associate's degree 5 1%
 Bachelor's degree 19 5%
 Master's degree 9 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 177 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99766

ZIP Code 99766 is in the North Slope Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99766.

Tikigaq School
1837 Tikigaq Ave
Point Hope, AK 99766
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Slope Borough School District

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