Port Heiden, Alaska

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Port Heiden
City
Port Heiden is located in Alaska
Port Heiden
Port Heiden
Location in Alaska
Coordinates: 56°56′56″N 158°39′21″W / 56.94889°N 158.65583°W / 56.94889; -158.65583Coordinates: 56°56′56″N 158°39′21″W / 56.94889°N 158.65583°W / 56.94889; -158.65583
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Lake and Peninsula
Incorporated November 20, 1972[1]
Government
 • Mayor Scott W. Anderson[2]
Area
 • Total 51.4 sq mi (133.0 km2)
 • Land 50.7 sq mi (131.3 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation 95 ft (29 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 102
 • Density 2.0/sq mi (0.77/km2)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
ZIP code 99549
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-63390

Port Heiden (Alutiiq: Massriq) is a city in Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city is 102.

Geography[edit]

Port Heiden is located at 56°56′56″N 158°39′21″W / 56.94889°N 158.65583°W / 56.94889; -158.65583 (56.948949, -158.655745)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 51.4 square miles (133 km2), of which, 50.7 square miles (131 km2) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it (1.28%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 119 people, 41 households, and 23 families residing in the city. The population density was 2.3 people per square mile (0.9/km²). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 1.1 per square mile (0.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 19.33% White, 65.55% Native American, 2.52% from other races, and 12.61% from two or more races. 2.52% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 41 households out of which 39.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.5% were non-families. 39.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.79.

In the city the age distribution of the population shows 39.5% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $70,000. Males had a median income of $53,750 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,532. There were no families and 5.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 25.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory of Borough and City Officials 1974". Alaska Local Government (Juneau: Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs) XIII (2): 67. January 1974. 
  2. ^ "Community: Port Heiden". 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.