Copper Center, AlaskaCopper Center
is a town located in Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska
. As of the 2000
census, the population of the town is 362.
Geography\nCopper Center is located at 61°57'55" North, 145°19'6" West (61.965305, -145.318280)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 35.6 km²
). 35.6 km² (13.7 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 362 people, 132 households, and 88 families residing in the town. The population density
is 10.2/km² (26.4/mi²). There are 163 housing units at an average density of 4.6/km² (11.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 48.07% White
, 0.28% Black
or African American
, 46.69% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander
, 0.00% from other races
, and 4.97% from two or more races. 0.83% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 132 households out of which 40.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.1% are married couples living together, 19.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% are non-families. 28.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.74 and the average family size is 3.39.
In the town the population is spread out with 38.7% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 106.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 109.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $32,188, and the median income for a family is $42,500. Males have a median income of $46,250 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,152. 18.8% of the population and 18.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 23.1% are under the age of 18 and 6.9% are 65 or older.