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Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska

Valdez-Cordova Census Area is a census area located in the U.S. State of Alaska. As of 2000, the population is 10,195. There is no borough seat.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nThe census area has a total area of 104,115 km² (40,199 mi²). 88,886 km² (34,319 mi²) of it is land and 15,229 km² (5,880 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 14.63% water.

Adjacent boroughs and census areas

Also shares eastern border with the Yukon Territory, Canada.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 10,195 people, 3,884 households, and 2,559 families residing in the census area. The population density is 0/km² (0/mi²). There are 5,148 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (0/mi²). The racial makeup of the census area is 75.90% White, 0.32% Black or African American, 13.25% Native American, 3.55% Asian, 0.26% Pacific Islander, 1.13% from other races, and 5.58% from two or more races. 2.81% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 3,884 households out of which 37.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.10% are married couples living together, 8.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.10% are non-families. 27.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.18. In the census area the population is spread out with 29.60% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 30.90% from 25 to 44, 26.50% from 45 to 64, and 6.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 113.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 115.90 males.

Cities and towns

Chenega\n*Chisana\n*Chistochina\n*Chitina\n*Copper Center\n*Copperville\n*Cordova\n*Gakona\n*Glennallen\n*Gulkana\n*Kenny Lake\n*McCarthy\n*Mendeltna\n*Mentasta Lake\n*Nelchina\n*Paxson\n*Silver Springs\n*Slana\n*Tatitlek\n*Tazlina\n*Tolsona\n*Tonsina\n*Valdez\n*Whittier\n*Willow Creek