Zip Code 99603 Description
Zip Code 99603 is located in the state of Alaska in the Anchorage metro area. Zip code 99603 is primarily located in Kenai Peninsula County. The official US Postal Service name for 99603 is HOMER, Alaska. Portions of zip code 99603 are contained within or border the city limits of Fox River, AK, Fritz Creek, AK, Diamond Ridge, AK, Seldovia Village, AK, Homer, AK, Nanwalek, AK, Halibut Cove, AK, Happy Valley, AK, Port Graham, AK, Anchor Point, AK, Kachemak, AK, and Seldovia, AKMiller Landing, AK, . The area code for zip code 99603 is 907. 99603 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Alaska.
The current unemployment level in 99603 is 8.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.
According the 2010 US Census, the population of 99603 increased to 9840 from 8534 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 99603 is while the majority ethnicity attending 99603 public schools is White. 35.9% of students in 99603 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.