is a town located in Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska
. As of the 2000
census, the population of the town is 429.
Geography\nGustavus is located at 58°24'59" North, 135°44'44" West (58.416327, -135.745549)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 97.6 km²
). 97.6 km² (37.7 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 429 people, 199 households, and 114 families residing in the town. The population density
is 4.4/km² (11.4/mi²). There are 345 housing units at an average density of 3.5/km² (9.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 89.28% White
, 0.00% Black
or African American
, 4.20% Native American
, 0.23% Asian
, 0.23% Pacific Islander
, 1.63% from other races
, and 4.43% from two or more races. 1.40% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 199 households out of which 27.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% are married couples living together, 6.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 42.7% are non-families. 38.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.16 and the average family size is 2.89.
In the town the population is spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 3.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 36.4% from 45 to 64, and 4.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 128.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 134.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $34,766, and the median income for a family is $51,786. Males have a median income of $41,750 versus $29,375 for females. The per capita income for the town is $21,089. 14.6% of the population and 9.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 13.2% are under the age of 18 and 13.6% are 65 or older.