Mud Bay, Alaska

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Mud Bay, Alaska
Mud Bay, Alaska is located in Alaska
Mud Bay, Alaska
Mud Bay, Alaska
Location within the state of Alaska
Coordinates: 59°8′54″N 135°21′12″W / 59.14833°N 135.35333°W / 59.14833; -135.35333
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Haines
 • Borough mayor Stephanie Scott[1]
 • Total 12.5 sq mi (32.4 km2)
 • Land 12.5 sq mi (32.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 72 ft (22 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 137
 • Density 11.0/sq mi (4.2/km2)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
Area code(s) 907
FIPS code 02-51455
GNIS feature ID 1865558

Mud Bay is a census-designated place (CDP) in Haines Borough, Alaska, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 137.


Mud Bay is located at 59°8′54″N 135°21′12″W / 59.14833°N 135.35333°W / 59.14833; -135.35333 (59.148234, -135.353359).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.5 square miles (32 km2), of which, 12.5 square miles (32 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.16%) is water.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 137 people, 66 households, and 35 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 11.0 people per square mile (4.2/km²). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 8.8/sq mi (3.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.97% White, 2.19% Native American, 0.73% from other races, and 5.11% from two or more races. 2.19% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 66 households out of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.5% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.61.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 16.1% under the age of 18, 2.2% from 18 to 24, 43.1% from 25 to 44, 32.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 107.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $44,750, and the median income for a family was $56,250. Males had a median income of $53,750 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,720. There were none of the families and 9.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  1. ^ "2013 ACoM Members". Online Resource Center, Alaska Conference of Mayors. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League. 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 59°08′54″N 135°21′12″W / 59.148234°N 135.353359°W / 59.148234; -135.353359