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Haines, Alaska

Haines is a city located in Haines Borough, Alaska. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 1,811.


\nHaines is located at 59°14'2" North, 135°26'49" West (59.233800, -135.447009)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 55.8 km² (21.5 mi²). 35.0 km² (13.5 mi²) of it is land and 20.8 km² (8.0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 37.26% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 1,811 people, 752 households, and 505 families residing in the city. The population density is 51.7/km² (134.0/mi²). There are 895 housing units at an average density of 25.6/km² (66.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 79.62% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 13.86% Native American, 0.66% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 5.14% from two or more races. 1.55% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 752 households out of which 33.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% are married couples living together, 8.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% are non-families. 27.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.94. In the city the population is spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.7 males. The median income for a household in the city is $39,926, and the median income for a family is $51,316. Males have a median income of $41,103 versus $30,278 for females. The per capita income for the city is $22,505. 7.9% of the population and 5.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.2% are under the age of 18 and 2.4% are 65 or older.