Valdez-Cordova Census Area

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Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska


In southeastern AK, bounded on east by Yukon Territory of Canada and on south by the Gulf of Alaska. Established by combining the former divisions of Cordova-McCarthy and Valdez-Chitina-Whittier with part of Southeast Fairbanks Division. Name Origin:
For the city of Valdez.

Area (sq mi):: 40199.15 (land 34319.10; water 5880.05) Population per square mile: 0.30
Population 2005: 9,899 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 2.40% Population 2000: 10,195 (White 74.70%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 3.60%; Other 20.30%). Foreign born: 5.10%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $23,046; median household $48,734; Population below poverty level: 9.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,011-$33,321
Unemployment (2004): 10.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 12.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 3.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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