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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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