Cantwell, AK 99729 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99729: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cantwell, AK 99729

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Borough: Denali Borough Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 63.436, Longitude -148.697
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cantwell, AK 99729 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 477
Population in Households 472
Population in Familes 345
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 237
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 567 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (30.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 330 (58.2%)
Median Home Value $249,138
Average Home Value $255,117


Median Household Income $78,048
Average Household Income $97,925
Per Capita Income $49,023
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.58%
Households 0.41% 0.5%
Families 0.13% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

Cantwell, AK 99729 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99729 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 # 113 52nd
Population Density1 # 146 35th
Diversity Index2 # 152 35th
Median Household Income # 19 92nd
Per Capita Income # 7 97th

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