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Willow Creek, Alaska
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Valdez-Cordova
 • Total 40.6 sq mi (105.1 km2)
 • Land 39.8 sq mi (103.0 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
 • Total 191
 • Density 4.704/sq mi (1.817/km2)
Time zone UTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-8 (AKDT)
Area code(s) 907
FIPS code 02-85290
GNIS feature ID 1412074

Willow Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 191.


Willow Creek is located at 61°47′49″N 145°11′10″W / 61.79694°N 145.18611°W / 61.79694; -145.18611 (61.796917, -145.186123).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 40.6 square miles (105 km2), of which, 39.8 square miles (103 km2) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) of it (1.95%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 201 people, 80 households, and 52 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5.1 people per square mile (2.0/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 2.8/sq mi (1.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.07% White, 0.50% Black or African American, 5.47% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 1.00% from other races, and 7.46% from two or more races. 1.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 80 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the CDP, the age distribution of the population shows 27.9% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 113.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 126.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,563, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $48,750 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,242. About 3.6% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 7.7% of those sixty five or over.

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