Thorne Bay, AK 99919 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99919: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thorne Bay, AK 99919

Acceptable Alternative
Ketchikan, AK 99919

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Borough: Prince Of Wales Hyder Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 55.689, Longitude -132.524
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 54
  • PO Box Addresses: 300
  • 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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Thorne Bay, AK 99919 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 521
Daytime Population: Workers 223
Daytime Population: Residents 270
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 493
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 517
Population in Familes 393
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $55,785
Average Household Income $69,723
Per Capita Income $31,550


Total Housing Units 381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (38.6%)
Median Home Value $217,500
Average Home Value $246,637


Total Households 234
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 136
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 1.28% -0.23%
Households 1.05% -0.26%
Families 0.73% -0.45%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Thorne Bay, AK 99919 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99919 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 # 103 56th
Population Density # 59 75th
Diversity Index # 140 40th
Median Household Income # 89 62nd
Per Capita Income # 76 68th

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