Point Lay, AK 99759 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99759: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Point Lay, AK 99759

Acceptable Alternative
Barrow, AK 99759

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Borough: North Slope Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 69.539, Longitude -163.248
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • PO Box Addresses: 78
  • 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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Point Lay, AK 99759 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 196
Daytime Population: Workers 51
Daytime Population: Residents 130
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 181
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 195
Population in Familes 165
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $78,045
Average Household Income $79,718
Per Capita Income $25,369


Total Housing Units 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $92,105
Average Home Value $113,194


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.5% 0.3%
Households 0.45% 0.32%
Families 0.3% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.31%

Point Lay, AK 99759 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99759 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 # 164 30th
Population Density # 162 33rd
Diversity Index # 132 44th
Median Household Income # 24 90th
Per Capita Income # 118 50th

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