Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska


Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska

Hoonah-Angoon Census Area is a census area located in the state of Alaska, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population is 2,574. It is part of the unorganized borough and therefore has no borough seat. Its largest community is Hoonah. Prior to 2007, Skagway was included as part of the "Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area". On June 5, 2007 voters in Skagway approved dissolution of the City of Skagway and incorporation of the first first-class borough in the State of Alaska.

Geography

The census area has a total area of 7,564 square miles (19,588 km²).

Adjacent boroughs and census areas

* Yakutat City and Borough, Alaska - northwest
* Haines Borough, Alaska - northeast
* Juneau City and Borough, Alaska - northeast
* Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, Alaska - southeast
* Sitka City and Borough, Alaska - southwest

Also shares eastern border with British Columbia, Canada.
*Stikine Region, British Columbia - northwest, east
*Kitimat-Stikine Regional District, British Columbia - southeast

National protected areas

* Admiralty Island National Monument (part)
* Glacier Bay National Park (part)
* Tongass National Forest (part)

Demographics

:"NOTE: Demographic data below is for the former "Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon" Census Area, which still includes Skagway Borough."As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 3,436 people, 1,369 households, and 866 families residing in the census area. The population density was 0.30 people per square mile (0.12/km²). There are 2,108 housing units. The racial makeup of the census area was 58.15% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 35.01% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 0.96% from other races, and 5.21% from two or more races. 2.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 3.95% reported speaking Tlingit at home, while 1.83% speak Spanish [http://www.mla.org/map_data_results&state_id=2&county_id=232&mode=geographic&zip=&place_id=&cty_id=&ll=&a=&ea=&order=r] .

There were 1,369 households out of which 30.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.30% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.70% were non-families. 30.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the census area the population was spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 29.50% from 25 to 44, 29.30% from 45 to 64, and 7.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 116.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.70 males.

Cities and towns

*Angoon
*Cube Cove
*Elfin Cove
*Game Creek
*Gustavus
*Hobart Bay
*Hoonah
*Klukwan
*Pelican
*Tenakee Springs
*Whitestone Logging Camp

References


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