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Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska


Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska

Valdez-Cordova Census Area is a census area located in the state of Alaska, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,636. It is part of the unorganized borough and therefore has no borough seat. Its largest communities are Valdez and Cordova.


The census area has a total area of 40,199 square miles (104,110 km2), of which, 34,319 square miles (88,890 km2) of it is land and 5,880 square miles (15,200 km2) of it (14.63%) is water.

Adjacent boroughs and census areas

Also shares eastern border with the Yukon Territory, Canada.

National protected areas


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20129,7170.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[1]
2012 Estimate[2]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 10,195 people, 3,884 households, and 2,559 families residing in the census area. The population density was 0 people per square mile (0/km²). There were 5,148 housing units at an average density of 0/sq mi (0/km²). The racial makeup of the census area was 75.90% White, 0.32% Black or African American, 13.25% Native American, 3.55% Asian, 0.26% Pacific Islander, 1.13% from other races, and 5.58% from two or more races. 2.81% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 2.33% reported speaking Spanish at home, while 2.26% speak Tagalog.[4]

There were 3,884 households out of which 37.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.10% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.10% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the census area the population was spread out with 29.60% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 30.90% from 25 to 44, 26.50% from 45 to 64, and 6.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 113.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.90 males.

Cities and towns

See also


External links

  • Census Area map, 2000 census: Alaska Department of Labor
  • Census Area map, 2010 census: Alaska Department of Labor

Coordinates: 61°24′N 144°30′W / 61.40°N 144.50°W / 61.40; -144.50

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