Gambell, AK 99742 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gambell, AK 99742

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Borough: Nome Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 63.508, Longitude -171.429
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • PO Box Addresses: 179
  • 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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Gambell, AK 99742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 695
Daytime Population: Workers 183
Daytime Population: Residents 536
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 719
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 695
Population in Familes 618
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $31,290
Average Household Income $45,641
Per Capita Income $10,901


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $90,517
Average Home Value $108,577


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 4.19
Family Households 128
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 0.28% 0.29%
Households 0.17% 0.24%
Families 0.0% 0.16%
Median Household Income   4.24%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Gambell, AK 99742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99742 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 # 85 64th
Population Density # 28 88th
Diversity Index # 210 9th
Median Household Income # 204 13th
Per Capita Income # 224 4th

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