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Southern-most community in Alaska

Adak is in Aleutians West census area.

The community name derives from Aleut for "father."

The latitude of Adak is 51.88N. The longitude is -176.658W.

Elevation is 164 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 298.


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Median household income
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$52,727
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Adak demographic reports
Adak is in the Andreanof Islands.
The naval station, which at its peak housed 6,000 military personnel and their families, closed here in 1997.
Pronunciations: AY-dak

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4% of Adak residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Adak ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Adak was $31,747, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Adak residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Adak, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $295.


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The average commute time for Adak workers is 6 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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