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ZIP Code 99840

Primary City:Skagway, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Municipality of Skagway Borough
Timezone: America/Juneau (9:32pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:59.6, -135.4
ZIP (~31 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99840

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99840. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 99840. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99840, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Skagway, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99840 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99840 is located in west 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 99840 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99840 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 968
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 636
Median Home Value $305,600
Land Area 452.32 sq mi
Water Area 11.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 436
Median Household Income $71,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 500 52%
 Female 468 48%


 White 885 91.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 3.5%
 Asian 5 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 4 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 39 4.0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 196 45%
 Single Guardian 38 9%
 Singles 146 33%
 Singles With Roommate 56 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 338 78%
 Households with Kids 98 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99840 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99840 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 99840 real estate data, the median home value of $305,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99840 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99840 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 936 97%
 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 32 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 145 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 96 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 195 31%
 Households Vacant 200 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 4 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 24%
 For Migrant Workers 98 49%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 10%
 1 Bedroom 41 24%
 2 Bedroom 67 40%
 3+ Bedroom 44 26%
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 $71,667 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. 99840 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 99840 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 415 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 403 46%
 No Earnings 63 7%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 415 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 403 46%
 No Earnings 63 7%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 327 48.4%
 Public transportation 2 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 297 44.0%
 Worked at Home 49 7.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99840 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 18 4.2%
 High School Graduate 298 69.1%
 Associate's degree 16 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 79 18.3%
 Master's degree 18 4.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 120 91.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 1.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99840

ZIP Code 99840 is in the Skagway City School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99840.

Skagway School
1563 Main St
Skagway, AK 99840
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Skagway City School District

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