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New Stuyahok

Cetuyaraq
A street level view of New Stuyahok, Alaska
A street level view of New Stuyahok, Alaska
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Coordinates: 59°27′7″N 157°18′44″W / 59.45194°N 157.31222°W / 59.45194; -157.31222
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Dillingham
Incorporated November 20, 1972
Area
 • Total 35.95 sq mi (93.12 km2)
 • Land 33.72 sq mi (87.33 km2)
 • Water 2.24 sq mi (5.80 km2)
Elevation
138 ft (42 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 512
 • Density 15.19/sq mi (5.86/km2)
Time zone UTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-8 (AKDT)
ZIP code
99636
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-53710
GNIS feature ID 1406972

New Stuyahok (Central Yupik: Cetuyaraq ) is a city in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 510, up from 471 in 2000.

Geography

New Stuyahok is located at 59°27′7″N 157°18′44″W / 59.45194°N 157.31222°W / 59.45194; -157.31222 (59.451850, -157.312106), along the Nushagak River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 34.7 square miles (89.9 km2), of which 32.5 square miles (84.1 km2) is land and 2.2 square miles (5.8 km2), or 6.43%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 88
1960 145 64.8%
1970 216 49.0%
1980 331 53.2%
1990 391 18.1%
2000 471 20.5%
2010 510 8.3%
2020 512 0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

New Stuyahok first appeared on the 1950 U.S. Census as an unincorporated village. It formally incorporated in 1972.

As of the census of 2000, there were 471 people, 105 households, and 91 families residing in the city. The population density was 14.4 people per square mile (5.6/km2). There were 107 housing units at an average density of 3.3 per square mile (1.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 3.82% White, 92.78% Native American, and 3.40% from two or more races. 1.27% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 105 households, out of which 57.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 21.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.3% were non-families. 11.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.49 and the average family size was 4.87.

In the city, the age distribution of the population shows 40.8% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females, there were 122.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,042, and the median income for a family was $26,458. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $41,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $7,931. About 32.6% of families and 31.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.5% of those under age 18 and 15.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The "Chief" Ivan Blunka School of the Southwest Region School District serves the village.

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