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Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska

Bristol Bay Borough is a borough located in the U.S. State of Alaska. The borough seat is Naknek. As of 2000 the borough population was 1,258. There are no incorporated places.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


The borough has a total area of 2,299 km² (888 mi²). 1,308 km² (505 mi²) of it is land and 991 km² (383 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 43.12% water.

Adjacent boroughs and census areas


As of the
census2 of 2000, there are 1,258 people, 490 households, and 300 families residing in the borough. The population density is 1/km² (2/mi²). There are 979 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 52.54% White, 0.56% Black or African American, 43.72% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.48% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 2.38% from two or more races. 0.56% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 490 households out of which 38.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.20% are married couples living together, 6.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.60% are non-families. 31.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.33.

In the borough the population is spread out with 31.30% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 34.80% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 3.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 119.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 125.60 males.

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