Nuiqsut, AK 99789 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99789: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nuiqsut, AK 99789

Acceptable Alternative
Barrow, AK 99789

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Borough: North Slope Borough Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 70.236, Longitude -151.126
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Nuiqsut, AK 99789 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 502
Population in Households 388
Population in Familes 323
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 3.26
Family Households 83
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $123,333
Average Home Value $142,045


Median Household Income $48,548
Average Household Income $58,822
Per Capita Income $31,141
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.51%
Households 0.69% 0.66%
Families 0.59% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   0.62%
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.

Nuiqsut, AK 99789 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99789 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 # 107 55th
Population Density1 # 185 24th
Diversity Index2 # 74 69th
Median Household Income # 123 48th
Per Capita Income # 78 67th

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