Arctic Village, AlaskaArctic Village
is a town located in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska
. As of the 2000
census, the population of the town is 152.
Geography\nArctic Village is located at 68°7'19" North, 145°31'40" West (68.121828, -145.527686)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 180.9 km²
). 159.8 km² (61.7 mi²) of it is land and 21.0 km² (8.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 11.63% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 152 people, 52 households, and 30 families residing in the town. The population density
is 1.0/km² (2.5/mi²). There are 67 housing units at an average density of 0.4/km² (1.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 7.89% White
, 0.00% Black
or African American
, 86.18% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander
, 0.00% from other races
, and 5.92% from two or more races. 0.66% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 52 households out of which 44.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 25.0% are married couples living together, 21.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.4% are non-families. 32.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.92 and the average family size is 3.58.
In the town the population is spread out with 41.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 2.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 24 years. For every 100 females there are 114.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 128.2 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $20,250, and the median income for a family is $19,000. Males have a median income of $21,875 versus $10,000 for females. The per capita income for the town is $10,761. 46.3% of the population and 30.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 53.1% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.