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ZIP Code 99788

Post Office City:Chalkyitsik, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (2:30pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66, -143
ZIP (~182 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99788

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Primary/preferred city:
Chalkyitsik, AK
Fort Yukon

Stats and Demographics for the 99788 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99788 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 99788 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 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 99788 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 69
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 67
Median Home Value $72,500
Land Area 8.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 24
Median Household Income $38,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 5235
85 Plus101


 Male 35 51%
 Female 34 49%


 White 10 14%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 59 86%
 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 6 25%
 Single Guardian 10 42%
 Singles 7 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 13 54%
 Households with Kids 11 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99788 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99788 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1980s. Looking at 99788 real estate data, the median home value of $72,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99788 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99788 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 69 100%
 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 1 1%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 17 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 6 9%
 Households Vacant 43 64%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 95%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 29%
 2 Bedroom 2 29%
 3+ Bedroom 3 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 $38,750 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99788 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99788 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 99788 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99788 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 Chalkyitsik, AK household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 21 57%
 No Earnings 7 19%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 21 57%
 No Earnings 7 19%
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 15 88%
 Worked at Home 2 12%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4 13%
 High School Graduate 23 72%
 Associate's degree 1 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2 6%
 Master's degree 2 6%
 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 23 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99788

ZIP Code 99788 is in the Yukon Flats School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99788.

Tsuk Taih School
#1 Marten Hill Drive
Chalkyitsik, AK 99788
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Yukon Flats School District

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