Overall Health Index

People Index

22

75.5% of the residents in 99603 has health insurance.

Provider Index

62

There are about 25 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 99603.

Hospital Index

11

The average hospital rating near 99603 is 2.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

6

Residents in 99603 travel 70 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

22

75.5% of the residents in 99603 has health insurance.

Provider Index

62

There are about 25 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 99603.

Hospital Index

11

The average hospital rating near 99603 is 2.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

6

Residents in 99603 travel 70 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 99603 - Homer, AK

The Overall Health Index in 99603 - Homer, AK is 6, ranking 31,016 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 10,389 residents live in 99603 - Homer, AK with a median age of 39.1 years. 23.1 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 14.5 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 50.9 percent of the residents in 99603 is currently married, and 29.9 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 19.7 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 13.5 percent of the population living in 99603 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 99603 is $5,061. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 99603 - Homer, AK is approximately $980. That means the residents typically spend about 19.4 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

76.5 percent of the population in 99603 - Homer, AK drive to work alone. 0.1 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 89 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 3.4 percent of the residents in 99603 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.62 members with about 1.85 cars available per household. Approximately 8 percent of the households in 99603 - Homer, Alaska do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

34.4 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 56.1 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.2 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 99603 have VA health insurance. Also, 3.3 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 99603 - Homer, AK would have to travel an average of 14.3 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, South Peninsula Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 25 physicians accessible to residents who live in 99603 - Homer, AK.

Gender Ratio in 99603 - Homer, AK

Gender (%)99603AKUSA
Male4952.349.3
Female5147.750.7

Racial Makeup in 99603 - Homer, AK

Race (%)99603AKUSA
Non-Hispanic White85.265.373
Non-Hispanic Black0.73.212.7
Asian1.16.25.4
American Indian and Alaska Native7.314.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.21.20.2
Other Race01.44.9
Two or More Races4.88.54.4

Median Income in 99603 - Homer, AK

Income (%)99603AKUSA
Under $25,00010.69.616.9
$25,000 to $49,99922.915.821.3
$50,000 to $74,99919.817.618.3
$75,000 to $99,99915.215.513.7
$100,000 and More31.54129.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 99603 - Homer, AK

Livability99603AKUSA
Monthly Income ($)5,0616,3434,897
Housing Costs ($)9801,2951,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)19.420.421.9

Education in 99603 - Homer, AK

Education Level(%)99603AKUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education3.12.85.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma3.957.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent23.227.827.5
Some College, No Degree28.727.521
Associate's Degree7.98.48.2
Bachelor's Degree19.718.218.6
Graduate or Professional Degree13.510.311.4

People Index

People Index in 99603

22

The People Index in 99603 is 22, ranking 26,062 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 99603 - Homer, AK

An estimate of 75.5 percent of all residents in 99603 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 99603 - Homer, AK who have health insurance is 75.5 percent. 14.4 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 32.6 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 8 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 77 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 65 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 99603 - Homer, AK

Insurance Type (%)99603AKUSA
No Insurance24.515.512.2
Public Insurance34.42733
Private Insurance56.166.266.7

Insurance Types in 99603 - Homer, AK

Insurance Type (%)99603AKUSA
Employer Insurance32.642.846.1
Direct Purchase Insurance83.86.2
Medicare3.32.34.6
Medicaid14.412.114.2
TRICARE3.39.72.7
VA0.20.50.3

Percent Insured by Income in 99603 - Homer, AK

Income (%)99603AKUSA
Under $25,000657582
$25,000 to $49,999707784
$50,000 to $74,999778188
$75,000 to $99,999808291
$100,000 and More878893

Types of Insurance by Income in 99603 - Homer, AK

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000355026
$25,000 to $49,999304636
$50,000 to $74,999233657
$75,000 to $99,999203162
$100,000 and More132178

Insurance Rate by Age in 99603 - Homer, AK

Insurance Rate by Age (%)99603AKUSA
Under 18838894
Adults (18-64 years)717984
Seniors (65+ years)99.39999

Residents with Disabilities in 99603 - Homer, AK

Disability Type99603AKUSA
Any Disability13.411.212.5
Hearing Disability5.44.23.5
Vision Disability2.74.23.5
Cognitive Disability0.71.31.3
Ambulatory Disability75.67
Self-Care Disability0.710.9
Independent Living Disability5.54.55.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 99603

62

The Provider Index in 99603 - Homer, AK is 62, ranking 12,534 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 99603 - Homer, AK

For the 2,403 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 0 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 99603 - Homer, AK. An estimate of 0 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1,502 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 99603 - Homer, AK

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius99603AKUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents234338
Dentists per 10,000 residents8108
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1801516
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 6504428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 99603

11

The Hospital Index in 99603 - Homer, AK is 11, ranking 29,359 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 99603 - Homer, AK

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
South Peninsula Hospital144/5
Central Peninsula General Hospital672/5
Providence Seward Medical and Care Center743.1/5
Alaska Native Medical Center1252/5
Average Hospital702.8/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 99603

6

The Travel Index in 99603 - Homer, AK is 6, ranking 31,008 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 99603 - Homer, AK

4.6 percent of residents in 99603 - Homer, AK to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.85 cars per household in 99603 - Homer, AK with an approximate average household size of 2.62 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 70 miles. 99603 - Homer, AK ranks 32,600 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is South Peninsula Hospital with a distance of 14 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 99603 - Homer, AK

Housholds with Cars (%)99603AKUSA
No Cars89.88.7
1 Car3029.732.9
2 Cars4037.137.3
3 Cars1614.714.1
4 or More Cars67.16.2

Travel Method to Work in 99603 - Homer, AK

Travel Method (%)99603AKUSA
Driving Solo6267.476.6
Driving with One Person8.59.37.1
Driving with Two People1.91.71.3
Driving with Three People1.20.70.5
Bus0.21.32.5
Taxi0.20.30.1
Train001.8
Walk5.98.192.7
Bicycle1.50.90.6

Closest Hospitals to 99603 - Homer, AK

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
South Peninsula Hospital14
Central Peninsula General Hospital67
Providence Seward Medical and Care Center74

Work Travel Time in 99603 - Homer, AK

Average Travel Time99603AKUSA
Less than 10 min.34.638.223.3
10 to 14 min.19.818.815.3
15 to 19 min.17.114.214.6
20 to 24 min.11.846.4
25 to 29 min.5.66.713.7
30 to 34 min.4.612.9
35 to 44 min.1.64.412
45 to 59 min.1.42.96.2
60 or more min.3.422.7
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