Bethel, AK 99559 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99559: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bethel, AK 99559

Acceptable Alternative
Atmautluak, AK 99559
Napaskiak, AK 99559
Newtok, AK 99559

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 220
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Borough: Bethel Census Area Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 60.94, Longitude -164.62
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bethel, AK 99559 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,173
Population in Households 7,830
Population in Familes 6,435
Population in Group Qrtrs 343
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 51
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,391
Average Household Size 3.27
Family Households 1,630
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,041 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,115 (36.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,276 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 650 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $229,417
Average Home Value $239,417
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,673
Average Household Income $90,830
Per Capita Income $28,005
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.44%
Households 0.37% 0.49%
Families 0.2% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bethel, AK 99559 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99559 to the other 233 ZIP Codes in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 89th
Population Density1 # 123 47th
Diversity Index2 # 72 70th
Median Household Income # 45 81st
Per Capita Income # 98 58th

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