Bristol Bay Borough

Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska

PO Box 189
Naknek, AK 99633
Phone: (907) 246-4224
Fax: (907) 246-6633
www.theborough.com

In southwestern AK at head of Kvichak Bay, an inlet of the Bering Sea, west of Katmai National Park. Name Origin: For the bay, named in 1778 by Capt. James Cook (1728-79) for the Earl of Bristol (England). Formerly the Bristol Bay Borough Division.

Area (sq mi):: 887.68 (land 504.92; water 382.77) Population per square mile: 2.20
Population 2005: 1,112 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.60%; 1990-2000 -10.80% Population 2000: 1,258 (White 52.10%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 46.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $22,210; median household $52,167; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,596-$40,769
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.40% Median travel time to work: 10.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 1.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Salmon is the mainstay industry for the Bristol Bay Borough and Naknek.
The Alaska Peninsula is organized as four boroughs: the Bristol Bay Borough --which was incorporated as the State's first borough in 1962--the Lake and Peninsula Borough, Kodiak Island Borough and Aleutians East Borough.
The Bristol Bay Region is made up of the Bristol Bay Borough, Lake and Peninsula Borough and Dillingham Census Area.
The program is a collaborative effort between five school districts: North Slope Borough, Northwest Arctic Borough, Aleutians East Borough, Lake and Peninsula Borough and Bristol Bay Borough.
7 percent, the Bristol Bay Borough has the highest percentage of African-Americans living within its boundaries, many perhaps associated with the air force base at King Salmon.
The small, long-stnading Bristol Bay Borough encompasses Naknek, South Naknek and the U.

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