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ZIP Code 99789

Post Office City:Nuiqsut, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: North Slope Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (3:10pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:70.22, -150.99
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99789

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Primary/preferred city:
Nuiqsut, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99789 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99789 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 99789 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. 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 99789 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Nuiqsut, AK population.

Population 402
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 138
Median Home Value $95,800
Land Area 930.65 sq mi
Water Area 2.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 114
Median Household Income $94,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 26

Under 5292453
85 Plus000


 Male 208 52%
 Female 194 48%


 White 40 10.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 350 87.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 11 2.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 40 35%
 Single Guardian 44 39%
 Singles 24 21%
 Singles With Roommate 6 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 57 50%
 Households with Kids 57 50%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99789 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99789 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 99789 real estate data, the median home value of $95,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99789 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99789 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 396 99%
 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 6 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 23 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 38 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 53 38%
 Households Vacant 24 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 17%
 For Migrant Workers 4 17%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 3%
 2 Bedroom 10 33%
 3+ Bedroom 19 63%
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 $94,375 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 99789 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, 99789 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 99789 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 94 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 129 44%
 No Earnings 70 24%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 94 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 129 44%
 No Earnings 70 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 83 59%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 39%
 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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 52 27%
 High School Graduate 124 63%
 Associate's degree 4 2%
 Bachelor's degree 7 4%
 Master's degree 5 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 4 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 92 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99789

ZIP Code 99789 is in the North Slope Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99789.

Nuiqsut Trapper School
3310 3rd Ave
Nuiqsut, AK 99789
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Slope Borough School District

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