Funny River, Alaska

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Funny River is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 636.


Funny River is located at 60°29′38″N 150°46′54″W / 60.49389°N 150.78167°W / 60.49389; -150.78167 (60.493952, -150.781743)[1], just outside of Soldotna.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 29.3 square miles (75.9 km²), of which, 27.2 square miles (70.4 km²) of it is land and 2.1 square miles (5.5 km²) of it (7.26%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 636 people, 278 households, and 182 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 23.4 people per square mile (9.0/km²). There were 621 housing units at an average density of 22.8/sq mi (8.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.71% White, 1.73% Native American, 1.10% Asian, 1.42% from other races, and 2.04% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 278 households out of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 38.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 114.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 119.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,047, and the median income for a family was $51,518. Males had a median income of $29,821 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,648. About 3.2% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


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