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99783 Zip Code (Wales, AK) Detailed Profile



City: Wales, AK (10.49%)
County: Nome Census Area, AK
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 155
Zip code population in 2010: 145
Zip code population in 2000: 152

Houses and condos: 70
Renter-occupied apartments: 27
% of renters here:

47%
State:

36%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 99783: 104.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 24.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 6 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Males: 99  (63.9%)
Females: 56  (36.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 99783:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 99783:

  • Never married: 72.1%
  • Now married: 19.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

Zip code 99783 compared to state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 99783

  • Zip code 99783 races chart
    • 9White population
    • 0Black population
    • 123American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 13Two or more races population
    • 0Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Median resident age:
This zip code:

25.9 years
Alaska median age:

33.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Alaska:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 99783, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $19,810 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$19,810
State:

$45,527

Salary/wage: $18,738 (reported on 96.8% of returns)
Here:

$18,738
State:

$41,300

Total tax: $1,531 (reported on 50.8% of returns)
99783:

$1,531
State:

$7,049

Earned income credit: $2,188 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,188
State:

$1,505

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 27.0%
Here:

27%
State:

49%

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$29,063
Alaska:

$73,355
Wales, AK (99783) map Nearest zip codes: 99785, 99778, 99772, 99769, 99762, 99750.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.9%
Alaska:

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

19.3%
Alaska:

7.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 25
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 32


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 5 (0 now married, 5 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 24 (2 now married, 22 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 99783 with a mortgage: 5
Houses without a mortgage: 25

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $425
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $165

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

34.8%
Whole state:

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

18.7%
Whole state:

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

3.2
State:

5.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.4
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 99783: Belmezok (A), Mugisitokiwik (B), Sin-I-Rock (C), Norton Sound Health Toby Anungazuk Senior Memorial Health Clinic (D), Wales Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: Village Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Park in zip code 99783: Wales Site (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 2Built 2000 to 2009
  • 18Built 1990 to 1999
  • 4Built 1980 to 1989
  • 37Built 1970 to 1979
  • 2Built 1960 to 1969
  • 5Built 1950 to 1959
  • 0Built 1940 to 1949
  • 2Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 99783 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wales, AK (99783)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 122 bedrooms
  • 103 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 99783 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wales, AK (99783)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 122 bedrooms
  • 93 bedrooms
  • 14 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 99783 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Wales, AK (99783) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 28no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 22 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 99783 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Wales, AK (99783) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 27no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 99783 population

  • Zip code 99783 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 99783 household income distribution in 2015
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5$40,000 to $44,999
  • 4$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2$100,000 to $124,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 99783

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 99783
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 99783

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 99783
  • 2$100 to $149
  • 2$150 to $199
  • 4$200 to $249
  • 1$250 to $299
  • 18No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $571.

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

  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $241,057

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $145,560
Here:

$145,560
State:

$295,806

Townhouses or other attached units: $49,002
Here:

$49,002
State:

$240,773

In 2-unit structures: $562,107
Here:

$562,107
State:

$335,451

Mobile homes: $23,248
Here:

$23,248
State:

$51,692

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 66
  • Mobile homes: 4

Unemployment: 4.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 99783

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 99783
  • 3.2%2Carpooled
  • 52.4%33Walked
  • 34.9%22Other means
  • 9.5%6Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 99783

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 99783
  • 21Less than 5 minutes
  • 125 to 9 minutes
  • 2010 to 14 minutes
  • 115 to 19 minutes
  • 120 to 24 minutes
  • 260 to 89 minutes

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 155
  • In family households: 128 (14 male householders, 16 female householders)
    10 spouses, 58 children (51 natural, 7 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 11 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 1 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 27 (24 male householders (24 living alone)), 3 female householders (3 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 1 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 27 1-person

9 married couples with children.
28 single-parent households (9 men, 19 women).

70.3% of residents of 99783 zip code speak English at home.
29.7% of residents speak other language at home (84% very well, 16% well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.9%

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • NAVAL FIELD STATION WALES (T3N R45W S31 KRM CAPE PRINCE OF WALES in WALES, AK) . Federal Facility. U.S. NAVY. Tribal Land
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: UNITED STATES NAVY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: USNAVY WALES FLD STA

Zip code 99783 marital status for males
Zip code 99783 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 100.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 65.7%


Population in 1990: 341. Population change in the 1990s: -189 (-55.4%).

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

  • This state: 151
  • West: 4

83% of the 99783 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alaska.

98% of the 99783 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% moved from this county.

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 ($)

  • 32,500Community and social service occupations
  • 26,875Healthcare support occupations
  • 25,000Management occupations
  • 18,750Office and administrative support occupations
  • 13,750Education, training, and library occupations
  • 10,833Material moving occupations
Note: State values scaled to 99783 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • WALES NATIVE CORPORATION (3RD FLOOR DOME BUILDING VI in WALES, AK; small business) : -$15,862 in 2 contracts in 2000
    $0 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2000-09-29. Completion date: 2000-09-29.
    -$15,862, same as above. Signed on 2000-09-29. Completion date: 2000-09-29.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)

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 Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

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