Big Delta, AlaskaBig Delta
is a town located in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska
. As of the 2000
census, the population of the town is 749.
Geography\nBig Delta is located at 64°8'50" North, 145°48'6" West (64.147324, -145.801545)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 158.3 km²
). 143.0 km² (55.2 mi²) of it is land and 15.4 km² (5.9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 9.70% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 749 people, 165 households, and 117 families residing in the town. The population density
is 5.2/km² (13.6/mi²). There are 232 housing units at an average density of 1.6/km² (4.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 95.46% White
, 0.13% Black
or African American
, 1.47% Native American
, 0.53% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander
, 0.00% from other races
, and 2.40% from two or more races. 2.54% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 165 households out of which 39.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% are married couples living together, 6.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% are non-families. 21.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.18 and the average family size is 3.90.
In the town the population is spread out with 36.3% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $49,000, and the median income for a family is $53,125. Males have a median income of $32,250 versus $37,708 for females. The per capita income for the town is $14,803. 30.0% of the population and 7.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 18.9% are under the age of 18 and 16.0% are 65 or older.