Port Heiden, Alaska

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Port Heiden is a city in Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 119.


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)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 51.4 square miles (133.0 km²), of which, 50.7 square miles (131.3 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.7 km²) of it (1.28%) is water.


As of the census[3] 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/sq mi (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 population was spread out with 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.


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