Wade Hampton Census Area

Wade Hampton Census Area, Alaska


On central-western coast of AK, north of Bethel. Name Origin: Named for Wade Hampton, a lieutenant general in the Civil War, governor of South Carolina and U.S. Senator from South Carolina

Area (sq mi):: 19669.24 (land 17193.50; water 2475.74) Population per square mile: 0.40
Population 2005: 7,541 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 7.30%; 1990-2000 21.40% Population 2000: 7,028 (White 4.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 95.00%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 20.00
Income 2000: per capita $8,717; median household $30,184; Population below poverty level: 26.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,070-$15,748
Unemployment (2004): 20.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 6.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 2.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Wade Hampton Census Area is located to the north of Bethel on the central-western coast of AK.
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It has no definite geographic boundaries, but is generally associated with Alaska's Bethel Census Area, Dillingham Census Area, Aleutians East Borough, Aleutians West Census Area, Lake and Peninsula Borough and Wade Hampton Census Area.
The Wade Hampton Census Area, with about 7,000 residents, depends on other places for many of its services.