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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 2016: 168
Zip code population in 2010: 145
Zip code population in 2000: 152

Houses and condos: 76
Renter-occupied apartments: 28
% of renters here:

48%
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: 7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 99783
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Males: 106  (63.3%)
Females: 61  (36.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 99783:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 99783:

  • Never married: 70.8%
  • Now married: 20.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

Zip code 99783 compared to state average:

  • Median household income 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly 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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According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 99783 zip code as of September 23, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 99783 to the number of sex offenders is 84 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

24.8 years
Alaska median age:

33.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Alaska:

2.9 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 2016:
This zip code:

$34,499
Alaska:

$76,440
Wales, AK (99783) map Nearest zip codes: 99785, 99778, 99772, 99769, 99762, 99750.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

52.7%
Alaska:

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

25.4%
Alaska:

8.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 24
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 34


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 6 (0 now married, 6 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 24 (2 now married, 21 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 99783 with a mortgage: 6
Houses without a mortgage: 24

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $448
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $168

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

34.6%
Whole state:

9.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

18.1%
Whole state:

5.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

3.4
State:

5.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.3
State:

4.1
  • 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
  • 4Built 2000 to 2009
  • 16Built 1990 to 1999
  • 10Built 1980 to 1989
  • 39Built 1970 to 1979
  • 1Built 1960 to 1969
  • 6Built 1950 to 1959
  • 0Built 1940 to 1949
  • 0Built 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

  • 28no 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 2016

  • Zip code 99783 household income distribution in 2016
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2$45,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2$100,000 to $124,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 99783

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 99783
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 99783

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 99783
  • 1$100 to $149
  • 1$150 to $199
  • 3$200 to $249
  • 3$250 to $299
  • 16No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $594.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $248,671

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 68
  • Mobile homes: 7

Unemployment: 3.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 99783

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 99783
  • 1.4%1Carpooled
  • 56.5%39Walked
  • 29.0%20Other means
  • 8.7%6Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 99783

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

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 168
  • In family households: 143 (13 male householders, 21 female householders)
    11 spouses, 57 children (50 natural, 7 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 14 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 2 other relatives, 22 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 24 (21 male householders (21 living alone)), 3 female householders (3 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 2 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 24 1-person

8 married couples with children.
28 single-parent households (11 men, 17 women).

70.4% of residents of 99783 zip code speak English at home.
30.3% of residents speak other language at home (91% very well, 9% well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.7%

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: 102.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 65.4%


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

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

  • This state: 163
  • 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.

93% 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:

8.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

7.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

11.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 38,196Sales and related occupations
  • 32,698Community and social service occupations
  • 28,736Management occupations
  • 27,722Healthcare support occupations
  • 26,850Office and administrative support occupations
  • 15,913Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance 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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