Thorne Bay, AlaskaThorne Bay
is a city located in Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area, Alaska
. As of the 2000
census, the population of the city is 557.
Geography\nThorne Bay is located at 55°40'38" North, 132°33'22" West (55.677232, -132.556246)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 78.6 km²
). 66.1 km² (25.5 mi²) of it is land and 12.5 km² (4.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 15.85% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 557 people, 219 households, and 157 families residing in the city. The population density
is 8.4/km² (21.8/mi²). There are 327 housing units at an average density of 4.9/km² (12.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 92.46% White
, 0.00% Black
or African American
, 2.87% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.18% Pacific Islander
, 0.54% from other races
, and 3.95% from two or more races. 1.26% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 219 households out of which 35.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% are married couples living together, 4.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% are non-families. 23.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.03.
In the city the population is spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 4.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 115.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 122.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $45,625, and the median income for a family is $46,875. Males have a median income of $40,893 versus $34,375 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,836. 7.8% of the population and 6.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.4% are under the age of 18 and 7.1% are 65 or older.