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ZIP Code 99769

Post Office City:Savoonga, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Nome Census Area
Timezone: America/Nome (8:28pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:63, -170
ZIP (~109 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99769

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Primary/preferred city:
Savoonga, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99769 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99769 is located in western Alaska and covers a slightly less than average 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 99769 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99769 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 671
Population Density 110 people per sq mi
Housing Units 185
Median Home Value $83,200
Land Area 6.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 166
Median Household Income $32,344

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 25

Under 5302656
85 Plus011


 Male 347 52%
 Female 324 48%


 White 33 4.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 634 94.5%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.4%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 67 40%
 Single Guardian 67 40%
 Singles 26 16%
 Singles With Roommate 6 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 65 39%
 Households with Kids 101 61%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99769 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99769 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99769 real estate data, the median home value of $83,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99769 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99769 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Savoonga, AK home prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 671 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 26 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 111 60%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 16%
 Households Vacant 19 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 42%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 9%
 2 Bedroom 22 48%
 3+ Bedroom 20 43%
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 $32,344 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99769 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99769 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, 99769 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 99769 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 51 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 233 44%
 No Earnings 244 46%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 51 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 233 44%
 No Earnings 244 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6 3%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 170 96%
 Worked at Home 2 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 134 38.0%
 High School Graduate 209 59.2%
 Associate's degree 3 0.8%
 Bachelor's degree 2 0.6%
 Master's degree 2 0.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 248 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99769

ZIP Code 99769 is in the Bering Strait School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99769.

Hogarth Kingeekuk Senior Memorial School
200 Main Street
Savoonga, AK 99769
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bering Strait School District

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