Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area


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Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area, Alaska


In AK panhandle, southern outer portion of Alexander Archipelago, including Prince of Wales Island. Established by combining the former divisions of Prince of Wales and Outer Ketchikan. Name Origin:
For the Prince of Wales Archipelago and nearby Ketchikan.

Area (sq mi):: 12706.30 (land 7410.62; water 5295.67) Population per square mile: 0.80
Population 2005: 5,660 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.90%; 1990-2000 -2.10% Population 2000: 6,146 (White 52.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 46.30%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 34.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,395; median household $40,636; Population below poverty level: 12.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,945-$21,492
Unemployment (2004): 14.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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As an important note, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough enlarged since the 2000 census, annexing 4,510 square acres from the former Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census area on May 31, 2008.

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