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ZIP Code 99836

Post Office City:Port Alexander, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Petersburg Census Area
Timezone: America/Juneau (10:54pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:56.22, -134.64
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99836

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 99836. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 99836 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:
Port Alexander, AK
Prt Alexander, Sitka

Stats and Demographics for the 99836 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99836 is located in southwest 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 99836 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99836 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 52
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 64
Median Home Value $212,500
Land Area 3.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 22
Median Household Income $56,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 32

Under 5336
85 Plus000


 Male 29 56%
 Female 23 44%


 White 47 90%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 4%
 Asian 2 4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 1 2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 12 55%
 Single Guardian 2 9%
 Singles 8 36%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13 59%
 Households with Kids 9 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99836 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99836 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 99836 real estate data, the median home value of $212,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99836 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99836 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Port Alexander, AK house value.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 52 100%
 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 2 3%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 11 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 9 14%
 Households Vacant 42 66%
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 42 100%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 1 100%
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 $56,250 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99836 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99836 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 99836 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. The commute in 99836 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 6 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 22 79%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 22 79%
 No Earnings 0 0%
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 11 65%
 Worked at Home 6 35%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99836 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 15 71%
 Associate's degree 6 29%
 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 17 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99836

ZIP Code 99836 is in the Southeast Island School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99836.

Port Alexander School
Block 9 Tract a
Port Alexander, AK 99836
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southeast Island School District

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