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99742 Zip Code (Gambell, AK) Detailed Profile



Estimated zip code population in 2015: 718
Zip code population in 2010: 681
Zip code population in 2000: 649

Houses and condos: 213
Renter-occupied apartments: 34
% of renters here:

21%
State:

36%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 99742: 102.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 10.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 19.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 66 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 99742
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.3% ($199)
Alaska:

1.1% ($2,979)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $199 (0.4%)

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Males: 380  (52.9%)
Females: 338  (47.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 99742:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 30.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 99742:

  • Never married: 54.2%
  • Now married: 30.6%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 1.7%

Zip code 99742 compared to state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 99742

  • Zip code 99742 races chart
    • 25White population
    • 0Black population
    • 649American Indian population
    • 1Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 3Two or more races population
    • 3Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $57,400
99742:

$57,400
Alaska:

$259,600



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in 99742 zip code as of November 18, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 99742 to the number of sex offenders is 1 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

29.2 years
Alaska median age:

33.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

4.2 people
Alaska:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 99742, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $20,348 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$20,348
State:

$45,527

Salary/wage: $18,341 (reported on 90.7% of returns)
Here:

$18,341
State:

$41,300
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 59.4% for AGIs below $10k, 81.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total tax: $1,775 (reported on 54.4% of returns)
99742:

$1,775
State:

$7,049
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $1,444 (reported on 39.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,444
State:

$1,505

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 12.7%
Here:

13%
State:

49%

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$29,417
Alaska:

$73,355
Gambell, AK (99742) map Nearest zip codes: 99769, 99783, 99785, 99778, 99604, 99662.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

63.8%
Alaska:

52.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

13.5%
Alaska:

7.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 98
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 65


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 8 (1 now married, 7 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 135 (39 now married, 96 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 99742 with a mortgage: 20
Houses without a mortgage: 109

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $750
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $483

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

41.3%
Whole state:

10.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

24.6%
Whole state:

6.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.3
State:

5.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 99742: Iwoorrigan Camp (A), Norton Sound Health Bessie Kaningok Clinic (B), Gambell Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Ninivahut Lake (A), Troutman Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 2Built 2010 to 2013
  • 18Built 2000 to 2009
  • 35Built 1990 to 1999
  • 27Built 1980 to 1989
  • 70Built 1970 to 1979
  • 16Built 1960 to 1969
  • 17Built 1950 to 1959
  • 9Built 1940 to 1949
  • 19Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 99742 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gambell, AK (99742)

  • 3no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 212 bedrooms
  • 663 bedrooms
  • 264 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 99742 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gambell, AK (99742)

  • 1no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 122 bedrooms
  • 53 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 99742 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Gambell, AK (99742) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 129no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 99742 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Gambell, AK (99742) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 34no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 99742 population

  • Zip code 99742 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 99742 household income distribution in 2015
  • 24Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 16$15,000 to $19,999
  • 21$20,000 to $24,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 10$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $44,999
  • 7$45,000 to $49,999
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $74,999
  • 16$75,000 to $99,999
  • 7$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 99742

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 99742
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$40,000 to $49,999
  • 17$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 14$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8$175,000 to $199,999
  • 15$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2$300,000 to $399,999
  • 6$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 99742

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 99742
  • 10$100 to $149
  • 1$150 to $199
  • 4$250 to $299
  • 2$300 to $349
  • 2$450 to $499
  • 2$550 to $599
  • 1$700 to $749
  • 4$900 to $999
  • 2$1,000 to $1,249
  • 6No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $533.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $57,400

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $57,400
99742:

$57,400
Alaska:

$259,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $24,100 - $180,500

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $97,630
Here:

$97,630
State:

$295,806

Townhouses or other attached units: $120,000
Here:

$120,000
State:

$240,773

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 193
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 5
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • 5 to 9: 6
  • Mobile homes: 2

Unemployment: 30.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 99742

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 99742
  • 6.6%13Drove a car alone
  • 40.8%80Walked
  • 46.4%91Other means
  • 6.1%12Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 99742

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 99742
  • 80Less than 5 minutes
  • 445 to 9 minutes
  • 4410 to 14 minutes
  • 715 to 19 minutes
  • 620 to 24 minutes
  • 330 to 34 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 100.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 681
  • In family households: 652 (79 male householders, 58 female householders)
    65 spouses, 257 children (216 natural, 39 adopted, 3 stepchildren), 91 grandchildren, 20 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 36 other relatives, 44 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 29 (20 male householders (20 living alone)), 6 female householders (3 living alone)), 3 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 37 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 15 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 24 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 23 1-person, 3 2-persons

90 married couples with children.
43 single-parent households (33 men, 10 women).

25.0% of residents of 99742 zip code speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
72.9% of residents speak other language at home (74% very well, 22% well, 4% not well).

Foreign born population: 15 (2.1%)
(13.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.1%
Whole state:

7.9%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 80%Burma
  • 20%Romania

Most common first ancestries reported in 99742 (%)

  • 2%German
  • 0%Danish
  • 0%Irish
  • 0%Norwegian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 99742 population

Zip code 99742 marital status for males
Zip code 99742 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 53.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 50.2%


Population in 1990: 525. Population change in the 1990s: +124 (+23.6%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 650
  • Midwest: 14
  • South: 12
  • West: 27

78% of the 99742 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alaska.

91% of the 99742 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 78% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

9.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

9.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

16.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 152,788Construction and extraction occupations
  • 80,625Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 36,250Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 34,167Office and administrative support occupations
  • 22,917Food preparation and serving related occupations
  • 22,500Education, training, and library occupations
Note: State values scaled to 99742 population

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Mining: Construction Sand and Gravel Mining (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Most common first names in zip code 99742 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John381.7 years
Anna288.0 years
Roger257.9 years
Samuel258.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 99742 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Apassingok573.6 years
Oozeva569.4 years
Aningayou488.5 years
Campbell474.0 years
Okhtokiyuk443.0 years
Kaningok375.7 years
Apatiki360.0 years
Kulukhon368.0 years
Oseuk369.6 years
Tungiyan366.0 years
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