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Newhalen, Alaska

Newhalen is a city located in Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 160.


\nNewhalen is located at 59°43'32" North, 154°53'40" West (59.725688, -154.894442)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21.6 km² (8.3 mi²). 15.7 km² (6.1 mi²) of it is land and 5.9 km² (2.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 27.37% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 160 people, 39 households, and 37 families residing in the city. The population density is 10.2/km² (26.4/mi²). There are 51 housing units at an average density of 3.3/km² (8.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 8.75% White, 0.00% Black or African American, 85.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 6.25% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 39 households out of which 59.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% are married couples living together, 12.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 5.1% are non-families. 5.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 0.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 4.10 and the average family size is 4.22. In the city the population is spread out with 45.0% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 20.6% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 20 years. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 120.0 males. The median income for a household in the city is $36,250, and the median income for a family is $35,000. Males have a median income of $38,333 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city is $9,448. 16.3% of the population and 26.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 17.9% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.