Bethel, AK 99559 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99559: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bethel, AK 99559

Acceptable Alternative
Atmautluak, AK 99559
Napaskiak, AK 99559
Newtok, AK 99559

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Borough: Bethel Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 60.94, Longitude -164.62
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 214
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,968
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 99559 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 99559 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Bethel, AK 99559 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,557
Population in Households 7,250
Population in Familes 5,903
Population in Group Qrtrs 307
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $70,330
Average Household Income $99,599
Per Capita Income $30,869


Total Housing Units 2,934 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,122 (38.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,115 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 697 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $237,398
Average Home Value $243,850


Total Households 2,237
Average Household Size 3.24
Family Households 1,502
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.29% 0.38%
Households 0.28% 0.37%
Families 0.11% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

Bethel, AK 99559 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99559 to the other 234 ZIP Codes in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 28 88th
Population Density # 127 45th
Diversity Index # 77 68th
Median Household Income # 48 80th
Per Capita Income # 90 62nd

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