Akutan, AK 99553 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99553: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Akutan, AK 99553

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Borough: Aleutians East Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 54.128, Longitude -165.917
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • PO Box Addresses: 71
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Akutan, AK 99553 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,025
Daytime Population: Workers 66
Daytime Population: Residents 63
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 129
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.13
Population in Households 202
Population in Familes 148
Population in Group Qrtrs 823
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $53,028
Average Household Income $66,879
Per Capita Income $30,019


Total Housing Units 48 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10 (20.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (62.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $130,000


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 5.05
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 6
  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 -0.03% -0.02%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% -0.85%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   0.18%

Akutan, AK 99553 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99553 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 # 65 72nd
Population Density # 75 68th
Diversity Index # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 101 57th
Per Capita Income # 92 61st

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