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Chalkyitsik, Alaska

Chalkyitsik is a town located in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 83.


\nChalkyitsik is located at 66°39'6" North, 143°43'38" West (66.651529, -143.727356)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 23.4 km² (9.1 mi²). 22.6 km² (8.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.76% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 83 people, 35 households, and 17 families residing in the town. The population density is 3.7/km² (9.5/mi²). There are 62 housing units at an average density of 2.7/km² (7.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 2.41% White, 0.00% Black or African American, 97.59% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 35 households out of which 25.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.6% are married couples living together, 2.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 51.4% are non-families. 37.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.37 and the average family size is 3.29. In the town the population is spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 13.3% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 14.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 137.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 185.7 males. The median income for a household in the town is $16,250, and the median income for a family is $16,875. Males have a median income of $41,250 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the town is $11,509. 52.6% of the population and 54.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 100.0% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.