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ZIP Code 99773

Post Office City:Shungnak, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Northwest Arctic Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (1:37pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66.88, -157.15
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99773

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Primary/preferred city:
Shungnak, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99773 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99773 is located in northwest 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 99773 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 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 99773 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 262
Population Density 44 people per sq mi
Housing Units 73
Median Home Value $120,000
Land Area 5.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 62
Median Household Income $50,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 22

Under 5162137
85 Plus011


 Male 131 50%
 Female 131 50%


 White 15 6%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 247 94%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 21 34%
 Single Guardian 26 42%
 Singles 12 19%
 Singles With Roommate 3 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 21 34%
 Households with Kids 41 66%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99773 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99773 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 99773 real estate data, the median home value of $120,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99773 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99773 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 262 100%
 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 3 4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 37 51%
 Renter Occupied Households 22 30%
 Households Vacant 11 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 5%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 17 85%
 3+ Bedroom 2 10%
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 $50,625 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99773 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99773 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, 99773 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 99773 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.

For more information, see Shungnak, AK household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 41 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 53%
 No Earnings 60 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 41 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 53%
 No Earnings 60 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4 5%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 69 95%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 45 29%
 High School Graduate 112 71%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 113 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99773

ZIP Code 99773 is in the Northwest Arctic Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99773.

Shungnak School
#6 West River Road
Shungnak, AK 99773
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northwest Arctic Borough School District

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