Denali Borough

Denali Borough, Alaska

PO Box 480
Healy, AK 99743
Phone: (907) 683-1330
Fax: (907) 683-1340

In south-central AK, southwest of Fairbanks. Includes Denali National Park, where Mount McKinley, the highest point in North America, is located. Established Dec 28, 1990, primarily from the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area and a small part of the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area. Name Origin: The Tanana Indian name for Mount McKinley, meaning 'the great one' or 'the high one.'

Area (sq mi):: 12774.53 (land 12749.65; water 24.88) Population per square mile: 0.10
Population 2005: 1,881 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 7.30% Population 2000: 1,893 (White 84.50%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 1.50%; Other 11.40%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $26,251; median household $53,654; Population below poverty level: 7.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $37,129-$39,487
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 16.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The mines also provide significant local government revenue in property taxes and other payments to the City and Borough of Juneau, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Northwest Arctic Borough, Denali Borough, City of Nome, and more.
It is unlikely that there will be any local benefit, in terms of cheap natural gas or even lasting employment, to residents of the Denali Borough, but the impacts on our communities would be substantial and largely undesired," a resident wrote.
13424 (economic damage) cover the Kenai Peninsula Borough, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, and the contiguous Alaska jurisdictions of Chugach REAA, Copper River REAA, Delta/Greely REAA, the Denali Borough, Iditarod Area REAA, Kodiak Island Borough, Lake and Peninsula Borough, and the Municipality of Anchorage.
The Denali National Park Service, in the spirit of loving winter and longing for its demise, sponsors Winterfest in partnership with the Denali Borough and the Denali Borough School District.
Its popularity makes the Denali Borough have one of the most seasonal work force in the state.
Employment will increase in the Mat-Su Borough, the Denali Borough, the Fairbanks North Star Borough and Anchorage, more tightly connecting the far-flung communities into their own regional economy.
Three years ago, Denali Borough officials agreed to jointly coordinate Winterfest with the Park Service and accommodate expansion of the event, said Borough Mayor Dave Talerico.
The Denali Borough passed an ordinance in September that "effectively closes about 40 percent of the exploration license area to all forms of exploration activity," Denton said.