Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska

Southeast Fairbanks Census Area (Russian: Саутист-Фэрбанкс) is a census area located in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,029.[2] It is part of the unorganized borough and therefore has no borough seat. Its largest communities are Deltana and Tok, both unincorporated CDPs.

Southeast Fairbanks Census Area
Historic Courthouse in Eagle, Alaska.
Historic Courthouse in Eagle, Alaska.
Map of Alaska highlighting Southeast Fairbanks Census Area
Location within the U.S. state of Alaska
Map of the United States highlighting Alaska
Alaska's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 63°46′N 143°36′W / 63.77°N 143.6°W / 63.77; -143.6
Country United States
State Alaska
Established1980[1]
Named forits location to the southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska
Largest cityDeltana
Area
 • Total25,059 sq mi (64,900 km2)
 • Land24,769 sq mi (64,150 km2)
 • Water291 sq mi (750 km2)  1.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2019)
6,893
 • Density0.28/sq mi (0.11/km2)
Time zoneUTC−9 (Alaska)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−8 (ADT)
Congressional districtAt-large

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the census area has a total area of 25,059 square miles (64,900 km2), of which 24,769 square miles (64,150 km2) is land and 291 square miles (750 km2) (1.2%) is water.[3] For comparison, it is slightly bigger than the state of West Virginia.

Adjacent boroughs and census areasEdit

National protected areasEdit

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
19704,179
19805,67635.8%
19905,9134.2%
20006,1744.4%
20107,02913.8%
Est. 20196,893[4]−1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1900–1990[6] 1990–2000[7]
2010–2018[2]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 6,174 people, 2,098 households, and 1,506 families living in the census area. The population density was 0.25 people per square mile (0.01/km²). There were 3,225 housing units at an average density of 0.13/sq mi (0.05/km²). The racial makeup of the census area was 78.99% White, 1.98% Black or African American, 12.71% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 0.73% from other races, and 4.76% from two or more races. 2.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 4.29% reported speaking an Athabaskan language at home, while 4.02% speak Russian, 3.76% Ukrainian, and 2.34% Spanish.[9]

Of the 2,098 households, 39.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.20% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% were non-families. 23.50% of households were one person, and 5.50% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.34.

In the census area, the population was spread out, with 32.80% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 6.10% 65 or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.60 males.

CommunitiesEdit

CitiesEdit

Census-designated placesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ In 1980, the United States Census Bureau divided the Unorganized Borough into 12 census areas.
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 19, 2014. Retrieved May 18, 2014.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 18, 2014.
  6. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 18, 2014.
  7. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 18, 2014.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 14, 2011.
  9. ^ Language Map Data Center. Mla.org (April 3, 2013). Retrieved on August 2, 2013.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 63°46′N 143°36′W / 63.77°N 143.60°W / 63.77; -143.60