Kasigluk, Alaska

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Kasigluk (pronounced /kəˈsɪɡlʊk/) is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Bethel Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. At the 2000 census the population was 543. Kasigluk consists of two smaller villages, called Akiuk and Akula.



Kasigluk is located at 60°53′31″N 162°32′9″W / 60.89194°N 162.53583°W / 60.89194; -162.53583 (60.892005, -162.535805)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 13.2 square miles (34.3 km²), of which, 12.2 square miles (31.6 km²) of it is land and 1.1 square miles (2.7 km²) of it (8.00%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 543 people, 101 households, and 91 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 44.5 people per square mile (17.2/km²). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 9.0/sq mi (3.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 3.31% White, 96.50% Native American, and 0.18% from two or more races. 0.37% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 101 households out of which 72.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.3% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.9% were non-families. 9.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 5.38 and the average family size was 5.81.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 46.6% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 11.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $31,500, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $16,667 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,194. About 18.9% of families and 22.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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