Mountain Village, Alaska

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Mountain Village Hill Village
Asaacarsaq
City
Mountain Village Hill Village is located in Alaska
Mountain Village Hill Village
Mountain Village Hill Village
Location in Alaska
Coordinates: 62°5′24″N 163°43′26″W / 62.09000°N 163.72389°W / 62.09000; -163.72389Coordinates: 62°5′24″N 163°43′26″W / 62.09000°N 163.72389°W / 62.09000; -163.72389
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Wade Hampton
Incorporated December 20, 1967[1]
Government
 • Mayor Joyce A. Brown Rivers[2]
Area
 • Total 4.3 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Land 4.3 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Population (2007)[3]
 • Total 816
 • Density 173.7/sq mi (67.1/km2)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
ZIP code 99632
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-51180

Mountain Village (Asaacarsaq in Central Yup'ik) is a city in Wade Hampton Census Area, Alaska, United States, located on the Yukon River near the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. At the 2000 census the population was 755.

Geography[edit]

Mountain Village is located at 62°5′24″N 163°43′26″W / 62.09000°N 163.72389°W / 62.09000; -163.72389 (62.090075, -163.723936)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.3 square miles (11.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 755 people, 183 households, and 146 families residing in the city. The population density was 173.7 people per square mile (67.0/km²). There were 211 housing units at an average density of 48.5 per square mile (18.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 6.36% White, 90.46% Native American, 0.13% Pacific Islander, and 3.05% from two or more races. 0.40% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 183 households out of which 56.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 21.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.7% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.13 and the average family size was 4.69.

In the city the age distribution of the population shows 42.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 13.5% from 45 to 64, and 4.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 23 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $32,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,653. About 21.1% of families and 22.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory of Borough and City Officials 1974". Alaska Local Government (Juneau: Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs) XIII (2): 54. January 1974. 
  2. ^ "Community: Mountain Village". Community Database Online. Juneau: Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, Division of Community and Regional Affairs. 2013. Retrieved June 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in Alaska". United States Census Bureau. 2008-07-10. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.