Elim, AK 99739 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99739: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elim, AK 99739

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Borough: Nome Census Area Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 64.759, Longitude -162.071
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elim, AK 99739 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 337
Population in Households 337
Population in Familes 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 3.74
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $85,938
Average Home Value $101,667


Median Household Income $31,209
Average Household Income $46,181
Per Capita Income $12,333
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.24%
Households 0.18% 0.22%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -2.74%
Per Capita Income   0.49%
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.

Elim, AK 99739 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99739 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 # 132 44th
Population Density1 # 83 65th
Diversity Index2 # 151 36th
Median Household Income # 199 15th
Per Capita Income # 211 10th

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