Eek, AK 99578 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99578: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Eek, AK 99578

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Borough: Bethel Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 59.831, Longitude -162.016
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Eek, AK 99578 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 307
Daytime Population: Workers 13
Daytime Population: Residents 211
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 224
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 307
Population in Familes 276
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $40,157
Average Household Income $52,544
Per Capita Income $16,088


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $140,000
Average Home Value $168,056


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 3.27
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.5% 0.52%
Households 0.45% 0.63%
Families 0.56% 0.26%
Median Household Income   4.8%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Eek, AK 99578 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99578 to the other 232 ZIP Codes in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 139 41st
Population Density # 139 43rd
Diversity Index # 228 2nd
Median Household Income # 174 25th
Per Capita Income # 172 26th

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