Homer, AK 99603 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 99603: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Homer, AK 99603

Acceptable Alternative
English Bay, AK 99603
Fritz Creek, AK 99603
Halibut Cove, AK 99603
Kachemak, AK 99603
Nanwalek, AK 99603
Port Graham, AK 99603

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Borough: Kenai Peninsula Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 59.673, Longitude -151.481
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 746
  • PO Box Addresses: 2,818
  • Residential Addresses: 2,413
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 42
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,371

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Homer, AK 99603 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,563
Daytime Population: Workers 4,497
Daytime Population: Residents 5,189
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,686
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 10,488
Population in Familes 7,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $55,110
Average Household Income $77,029
Per Capita Income $33,058


Total Housing Units 5,923 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,032 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,468 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,423 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $287,500
Average Home Value $312,211


Total Households 4,500
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,659
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.99% 0.78%
Households 1.07% 0.83%
Families 0.79% 0.64%
Median Household Income   3.56%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Homer, AK 99603 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99603 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 # 24 90th
Population Density # 70 71st
Diversity Index # 138 41st
Median Household Income # 92 61st
Per Capita Income # 68 71st

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