Gakona, AK 99586 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Gakona, AK | Gulkana, AK | Slana, AK

Camera Icon Photos of the local Gakona, AK area

ZIP Code 99586: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gakona, AK 99586

Acceptable Alternative
Miers Lake, AK 99586
Slana, AK 99586

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gulkana, AK 99586

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • Single Family Addresses: 122
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Borough: Valdez Cordova Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 62.714, Longitude -143.986
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


99586 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Gakona, AK 99586 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 481
Daytime Population: Workers 159
Daytime Population: Residents 266
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 425
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 481
Population in Familes 374
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $34,424
Average Household Income $53,060
Per Capita Income $23,497


Total Housing Units 513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (29.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 300 (58.5%)
Median Home Value $190,132
Average Home Value $211,765


Total Households 213
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.39% -0.46%
Households -0.45% -0.47%
Families -0.72% -0.62%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Gakona, AK 99586 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99586 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 # 109 53rd
Population Density # 185 23rd
Diversity Index # 71 70th
Median Household Income # 192 18th
Per Capita Income # 123 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.

Alaska Research Tools

Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Alaska Census Data
Highest or Lowest: