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Eyak, Alaska

Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Valdez-Cordova Census Area
 • Total 128

Eyak (Igya'aq in Alutiiq; ’Iiyaaq(daat) in Eyak) is an Alaska Native Village Statistic Area within the city of Cordova, Alaska in Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska, United States. It was formerly a census-designated place (CDP) from 1980 to 1990, before being annexed to Cordova. As of 2010 the population was 128, down from 168 in 2000.

The community was named after the Eyak people.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 222
1920 320
1930 366 14.4%
1940 365 −0.3%
1980 47
1990 172 266.0%
2000 168 −2.3%
2010 128 −23.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

Eyak first appeared on the *1900 U.S. Census as an unincorporated village (*note may have appeared previously as Ighiak in 1890, requires more research). It next appeared on the 1920-1940 censuses and then not again until 1980 when it was made a census-designated place (CDP). After 1990 it was annexed into the city of Cordova. However, it still holds the distinction of being an Alaskan Native Village Statistical Area (ANVSA) within Cordova in the 2000 and 2010 U.S. Censuses.

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