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Mountain Village Hill Village
Asaacarsaq
City
Mountain Village Hill Village is located in Alaska
Mountain Village Hill Village
Mountain Village Hill Village
Location in Alaska
Coordinates: 62°5′24″N 163°43′26″W / 62.09000°N 163.72389°W / 62.09000; -163.72389
MOUNTAIN VILLAGE ALASKA Latitude and Longitude:

62°5′24″N 163°43′26″W / 62.09000°N 163.72389°W / 62.09000; -163.72389
CountryUnited States
State Alaska
Census Area Kusilvak
IncorporatedDecember 20, 1967 [1]
Government
 •  MayorMatt Andrews [2]
 •  State senator Donald Olson ( D)
 •  State rep. Neal Foster (D)
Area [3]
 • Total4.54 sq mi (11.76 km2)
 • Land4.54 sq mi (11.76 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation16 ft (5 m)
Population ( 2010) [4]
 • Total813
 • Estimate (2016) [5]851
 • Density187.40/sq mi (72.36/km2)
Time zone UTC-9 ( Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-8 (AKDT)
ZIP code99632
Area code 907
FIPS code02-51180

Mountain Village (Asaacarsaq in Central Yup'ik) is a city in Kusilvak Census Area, Alaska, United States, located on the Yukon River near the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. At the 2010 census the population was 813, up from 755 in 2000.

Geography

Mountain Village is located at 62°5′24″N 163°43′26″W / 62.09000°N 163.72389°W / 62.09000; -163.72389 (62.090075, -163.723936). [6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.80 square miles (96.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920136
193076−44.1%
194012868.4%
195022172.7%
196030035.7%
197041939.7%
198058339.1%
199067415.6%
200075512.0%
20108137.7%
Est. 2016851 [5]4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census [7]

Mountain Village first appeared on the 1920 U.S. Census as the unincorporated village of "Mountain." It continued to report as Mountain until its incorporation as Mountain Village in 1967.

As of the census [8] of 2000, there were 755 people, 183 households, and 146 families residing in the city. The population density was 173.7 people per square mile (67.0/km²). There were 211 housing units at an average density of 48.5 per square mile (18.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 6.36% White, 90.46% Native American, 0.13% Pacific Islander, and 3.05% from two or more races. 0.40% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 183 households out of which 56.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 21.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.7% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.13 and the average family size was 4.69.

In the city, the age distribution of the population shows 42.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 13.5% from 45 to 64, and 4.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 23 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $32,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,653. About 21.1% of families and 22.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "Directory of Borough and City Officials 1974". Alaska Local Government. Juneau: Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs. XIII (2): 54. January 1974.
  2. ^ 2015 Alaska Municipal Officials Directory. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League. 2015. p. 104.
  3. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 22, 2017.
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in Alaska". United States Census Bureau. 2008-07-10. Archived from the original on 2008-09-12. Retrieved 2008-07-14.
  5. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.