New Stuyahok, Alaska

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New Stuyahok
Cetuyaraq
City
New Stuyahok is located in Alaska
New Stuyahok
New Stuyahok
Location in Alaska
Coordinates: 59°27′7″N 157°18′44″W / 59.45194°N 157.31222°W / 59.45194; -157.31222
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Dillingham
Incorporated November 20, 1972[1]
Government
 • Mayor Randal A. "Randy" Hastings[2]
Area
 • Total 34.6 sq mi (89.6 km2)
 • Land 32.6 sq mi (84.5 km2)
 • Water 2.0 sq mi (5.1 km2)
Elevation 138 ft (42 m)
Population (2007)[3]
 • Total 478
 • Density 14.4/sq mi (5.6/km2)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
ZIP code 99636
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-53710

New Stuyahok (Central Alaskan Yup'ik: Cetuyaraq) is a city in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 471.

Geography[edit]

New Stuyahok is located at 59°27′7″N 157°18′44″W / 59.45194°N 157.31222°W / 59.45194; -157.31222 (59.451850, -157.312106).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 34.6 square miles (90 km2), of which, 32.6 square miles (84 km2) of it is land and 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) of it (5.69%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 471 people, 105 households, and 91 families residing in the city. The population density was 14.4 people per square mile (5.6/km²). There were 107 housing units at an average density of 3.3 per square mile (1.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 3.82% White, 92.78% Native American, and 3.40% from two or more races. 1.27% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 105 households out of which 57.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 21.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.3% were non-families. 11.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.49 and the average family size was 4.87.

In the city the age distribution of the population shows 40.8% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 122.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,042, and the median income for a family was $26,458. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $41,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $7,931. About 32.6% of families and 31.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.5% of those under age 18 and 15.4% 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): 57. January 1974. 
  2. ^ "Community: New Stuyahok". Community Database Online. Juneau: Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, Division of Community and Regional Affairs. February 11, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 
  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. 

Coordinates: 59°27′07″N 157°18′44″W / 59.45185°N 157.312106°W / 59.45185; -157.312106