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ZIP Code 99826

Post Office City:Gustavus, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
Timezone: America/Juneau (11:06pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:59, -137
ZIP (~91 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99826

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Primary/preferred city:
Gustavus, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99826 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99826 is located in western 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 99826 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly less than average. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99826 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 442
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 488
Median Home Value $223,700
Land Area 3,250.52 sq mi
Water Area 173.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 212
Median Household Income $52,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 46

Under 5111021
85 Plus123


 Male 224 51%
 Female 218 49%


 White 404 91.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 2.7%
 Asian 5 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 19 4.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 116 55%
 Single Guardian 10 5%
 Singles 75 35%
 Singles With Roommate 11 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 169 80%
 Households with Kids 43 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99826 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99826 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 99826 real estate data, the median home value of $223,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 99826 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 99826 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99826 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 442 100%
 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 67 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 112 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 33 7%
 Households Vacant 276 57%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 6.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 13 4.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 194 70.3%
 For Migrant Workers 16 5.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 12.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 18%
 1 Bedroom 21 23%
 2 Bedroom 32 35%
 3+ Bedroom 22 24%
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 $52,188 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99826 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 99826 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. A higher percentage of people in 99826 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 99826 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 Gustavus, AK commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 154 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 245 52%
 No Earnings 68 15%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 154 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 245 52%
 No Earnings 68 15%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 166 49%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 110 33%
 Worked at Home 62 18%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99826 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 12 3%
 High School Graduate 178 40%
 Associate's degree 43 10%
 Bachelor's degree 120 27%
 Master's degree 73 16%
 Professional school degree 21 5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 66 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99826

ZIP Code 99826 is in the Chatham School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99826.

Gustavus School
12 Gustavus Road
Gustavus, AK 99826
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Chatham School District

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