Zip Code 99603 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHomer
Zip Code StateAlaska
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kenai Peninsula
Area Code907
Current Population:9840
Racial Majority: 83.37%
Public School Racial Majority:White 81.8%
Unemployment Rate:8.8%
Median Household Income$52117
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70630
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time17.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Alaska Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area988 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)59.58813800, -151.30894000

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.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8249 83.37% 8447 -2%
 Black Or African American 50 0.51% 29 +72%
 Hispanic 327 3.31% 195 +68%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 773 7.81% 647 +19%
 Asian 138 1.39% 90 +53%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.22% 8 +175%
 Other Race 12 0.07% 12 -42%
 Two Or More Races 412 3.32% 412 -20%

Zip Code 99603 Race/Ethnicity

 White 81.8%
 Black Or African American 0.3%
 Hispanic 4.5%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5.5%
 Two or More Races 6.4%

Zip Code 99603 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population98408534
Male Population50.70%
Female Population49.30%
Total Households4167
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
35.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$52117
Income Under $50K Per Year47.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.70%
99603 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Alaska District 1
Related Maps: Map of All Alaska Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$229816
Average Real Estate Sale Price$0
Current Unemployment Level 8.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a : 0 to 5 F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDsc - Continental Subarctic - Cold Dry Summer
Ecoregion
Average First Frost DatesRare
Average Last Frost DatesRare

Zip Code 99603 Annual Climate Data

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Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneAlaska Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Anchorage
Follows DSTYes
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