Buckland, AK 99727 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99727: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buckland, AK 99727

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Borough: Northwest Arctic Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 65.842, Longitude -160.704
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 114
  • 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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Buckland, AK 99727 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 428
Daytime Population: Workers 108
Daytime Population: Residents 330
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 438
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 428
Population in Familes 378
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $45,694
Average Household Income $55,444
Per Capita Income $12,954


Total Housing Units 174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (32.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (42.5%)
Median Home Value $93,000
Average Home Value $110,526


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 4.28
Family Households 72
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 0.39% 0.37%
Households 0.28% 0.2%
Families 0.0% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Buckland, AK 99727 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99727 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 # 121 48th
Population Density # 189 25th
Diversity Index # 198 15th
Median Household Income # 136 42nd
Per Capita Income # 200 14th

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