Southeast Fairbanks Census Area

Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska

In east-central AK, southeast of Fairbanks, bordering the Yukon Territory of Canada to the east. Includes portion of former Upper Yukon Division. A small portion of the census area was removed to establish Denali Borough on Dec. 28, 1990. Name Origin:
For its location.

Area (sq mi):: 25061.19 (land 24814.86; water 246.33) Population per square mile: 0.30
Population 2005: 6,614 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 7.10%; 1990-2000 4.40% Population 2000: 6,174 (White 77.40%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 18.30%). Foreign born: 9.90%. Median age: 33.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,679; median household $38,776; Population below poverty level: 18.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,756-$28,404
Unemployment (2004): 12.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 15.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Lake and Peninsula Borough, the southernmost region of the state, exhibitied the highest decline of 4.52 percent while the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area and Valdez-Cordova Census Area along the eastern border posted population declines of 3.27 percent and 3.07 percent, respectively.
Chicken, located in the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, has about 20 residents.
For the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, the labor force was 2,058 workers, and the unemployment rate was 12.2 percent.

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