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ZIP Code 99830

Post Office City:Kake, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Petersburg Census Area
Timezone: America/Sitka (8:06pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:56.8, -133.5
ZIP (~42 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99830

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 99830. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 99830 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Kake, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99830 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99830 is located in southwest Alaska and covers a 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 99830 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99830 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 561
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 293
Median Home Value $110,400
Land Area 271.68 sq mi
Water Area 162.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 214
Median Household Income $38,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 5152035
85 Plus112


 Male 304 54%
 Female 257 46%


 White 95 16.9%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 385 68.6%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 7 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 72 12.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 102 48%
 Single Guardian 50 23%
 Singles 47 22%
 Singles With Roommate 15 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 150 70%
 Households with Kids 64 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99830 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99830 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 99830 real estate data, the median home value of $110,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99830 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99830 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Kake, AK home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 561 100%
 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 40 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 109 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 22%
 Households Vacant 79 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 2%
 1 Bedroom 37 37%
 2 Bedroom 17 17%
 3+ Bedroom 44 44%
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.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 99830 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 99830 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 66 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 195 53%
 No Earnings 108 29%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 66 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 195 53%
 No Earnings 108 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 144 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 34 18%
 Worked at Home 16 8%
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, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 45 13.6%
 High School Graduate 203 61.5%
 Associate's degree 23 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 26 7.9%
 Master's degree 31 9.4%
 Professional school degree 2 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 78 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99830

ZIP Code 99830 is in the Kake City School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99830.

Kake Elementary & High School
175 Library Place
Kake, AK 99830
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kake City School District

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