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ZIP Code 99770

Primary City:Selawik, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Northwest Arctic Borough
Timezone: America/Nome (12:31pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66.6, -160.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99770

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99770. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 99770. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99770, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Selawik, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99770 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99770 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 99770 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 99770 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 841
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 217
Median Home Value $101,300
Land Area 878.70 sq mi
Water Area 43.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 189
Median Household Income $35,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 20


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57167138
5-94758105
10-14394685
15-19402969
20-24423880
25-29333871
30-34272249
35-39222345
40-44181230
45-49331346
50-54202141
55-5920626
60-6416824
65-695914
70-74257
75-79358
80-84011
85 Plus022

Gender

 Male 438 52%
 Female 403 48%
Gender

Race

 White 33 3.9%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 720 85.6%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 87 10.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24459
25-34162440
35-44171835
45-54252449
55-64171734
65-749312
75-84718
85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 68 36%
 Single Guardian 85 45%
 Singles 31 16%
 Singles With Roommate 5 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 68 36%
 Households with Kids 121 64%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151429
2211435
37916
4111627
5111021
6101424
761117
8101323
9101020
1091120
11101525
1281119
1311718
14123
157512
164812
175813
1815520
199312
208412

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99770 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99770 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 99770 real estate data, the median home value of $101,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99770 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99770 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 841 100%
 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 4 2%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 93 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 92 42%
 Households Vacant 28 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 10%
 1 Bedroom 11 16%
 2 Bedroom 9 13%
 3+ Bedroom 40 60%
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 $35,625 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99770 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99770 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99770 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 25 6%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 215 49%
 No Earnings 195 45%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 25 6%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 215 49%
 No Earnings 195 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 0 0%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 115 94%
 Worked at Home 7 6%
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 52 32%
 High School Graduate 108 66%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 3 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 219 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99770

ZIP Code 99770 is in the Northwest Arctic Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99770.

Davis-Ramoth School
2600 Musk Ox Parkway
Selawik, AK 99770
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northwest Arctic Borough School District

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