Chefornak, AK 99561 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99561: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chefornak, AK 99561

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Borough: Bethel Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 60.155, Longitude -164.197
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • PO Box Addresses: 53
  • 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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Chefornak, AK 99561 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 432
Daytime Population: Workers 131
Daytime Population: Residents 317
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 448
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 432
Population in Familes 402
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $40,214
Average Household Income $50,518
Per Capita Income $11,109


Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $121,429
Average Home Value $162,500


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 4.55
Family Households 79
Average Family Size 5
  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 0.46% 0.5%
Households 0.44% 0.62%
Families 0.35% 0.5%
Median Household Income   4.7%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Chefornak, AK 99561 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99561 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 # 120 49th
Population Density # 125 44th
Diversity Index # 220 6th
Median Household Income # 173 26th
Per Capita Income # 221 5th

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