Girdwood, AK 99587 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99587: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Girdwood, AK 99587

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 95
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Borough: Anchorage Municipality Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 60.96, Longitude -149.126
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Girdwood, AK 99587 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,318
Population in Households 2,315
Population in Familes 1,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,066
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 495
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 573 (34.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 493 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 611 (36.4%)
Median Home Value $437,805
Average Home Value $480,236


Median Household Income $63,973
Average Household Income $98,899
Per Capita Income $45,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.35%
Households 0.23% 0.22%
Families -0.13% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Girdwood, AK 99587 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99587 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 # 47 80th
Population Density1 # 93 61st
Diversity Index2 # 150 36th
Median Household Income # 52 78th
Per Capita Income # 10 96th

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