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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LOCATION: Near Chevak, Wade Hampton Census Area, AK
Statewide, unemployment rates are 6.i%, but those rates vary substantially by area with a low of 5.i% around Anchorage and a high of 19.7% in the Wade Hampton census area (State of Alaska Department of Labor, 2013), which also hosts a population comprised almost entirely of Alaska Natives (Hunsinger & Sandberg, 2013).
HUNTER: Thomas Massey, Gresham, OR BAND #: 0994-69087 SPECIES: Green-winged Teal (H) BANDED: 08/10/2016 LOCATION: Near Pilot Station, Wade Hampton Census Area, AK RECOVERED: 11/10/2017 LOCATION: Lewis & Clark NWR, OR
For example, September's unemployment rate was 14.8 percent in the Bethel Census Area, 18.9 percent in the Wade Hampton Census Area and 13.7 in the Northwest Arctic Borough.
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.
LOCATION: 75 NW Kasiglook, Wade Hampton Census Area, AK
The Y-K Delta region encompasses the Bethel and Wade Hampton Census Areas (CA).