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ZIP Code 99771

Post Office City:Shaktoolik, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Nome Census Area
Timezone: America/Nome (7:01am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:65, -160
ZIP (~160 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99771

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Primary/preferred city:
Shaktoolik, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99771 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99771 is located in west 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 99771 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 seniors is small. 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 99771 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 251
Population Density 241 people per sq mi
Housing Units 70
Median Home Value $119,600
Land Area 1.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 64
Median Household Income $38,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 28

Under 5231639
85 Plus202


 Male 136 54%
 Female 115 46%


 White 9 3.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 241 96.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.4%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 33 52%
 Single Guardian 19 30%
 Singles 11 17%
 Singles With Roommate 1 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 25 39%
 Households with Kids 39 61%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99771 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99771 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 99771 real estate data, the median home value of $119,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99771 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99771 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 251 100%
 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 5 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 29 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 30 43%
 Households Vacant 6 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 4%
 2 Bedroom 12 46%
 3+ Bedroom 13 50%
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 $38,750 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99771 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99771 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 99771 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 19 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 99 62%
 No Earnings 41 26%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 19 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 99 62%
 No Earnings 41 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4 6%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 90%
 Worked at Home 3 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 15 13%
 High School Graduate 90 78%
 Associate's degree 2 2%
 Bachelor's degree 8 7%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 47 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99771

ZIP Code 99771 is in the Bering Strait School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99771.

Shaktoolik School
40 Main St
Shaktoolik, AK 99771
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bering Strait School District