Pedro Bay, Alaska

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Pedro Bay is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States. The population was 50 at the 2000 census.



Pedro Bay is located at 59°46′56″N 154°07′57″W / 59.782090°N 154.132596°W / 59.782090; -154.132596.[1]

Pedro Bay is located at the head of Pedro Bay, on the northeast end of Iliamna Lake.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 19.0 square miles (49.1 km²), of which, 17.3 square miles (44.9 km²) of it is land and 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²) of it (8.65%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 50 people, 17 households, and 13 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2.9 people per square mile (1.1/km²). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 2.5/sq mi (1.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 36.00% White, 40.00% Native American, and 24.00% from two or more races.

There were 17 households out of which 64.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% consisted of a sole occupant 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 40.0% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 14.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 78.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,750, and the median income for a family was $35,750. Males had a median income of $30,938 versus $36,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,420. There were no families and 6.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


The Dena'ina Athabascan people occupied the area around Pedro Bay historically. They warred with Russian fur traders over trade practices in the early 19th century.

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