Noatak, AK 99761 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99761: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Noatak, AK 99761

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Borough: Northwest Arctic Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 67.297, Longitude -163.012
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • PO Box Addresses: 14
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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Database updated: July 1, 2020, Maps updated: August 4, 2020.


Noatak, AK 99761 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 512 (100%)
Population in Households 367 (71.7%)
Population in Families 335 (65.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 145 (28.3%)
Population Density 0
Diversity Index2 33


Median Household Income $50,415
Average Household Income $66,039
% of Income for Mortgage4 7%
Per Capita Income $20,895
Wealth Index5 58


Total HU (Housing Units) 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (33.1%)
Median Home Value $88,889
Average Home Value $124,375
Housing Affordability Index3 350


Total Households 113
Average Household Size 3.25
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.04% -0.2%
Households -0.09% -0.36%
Families -0.1% -0.42%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   -0.12%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.25%

Noatak, AK 99761 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99761 to the other 233 ZIP Codes in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 107 55th
Population Density # 162 31st
Median Household Income # 109 54th
Housing Affordability Index # 223 96th
Per Capita Income # 135 42nd
Diversity Index # 123 47th

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