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Alakanuk is in Wade Hampton census area.
The community name derives from Eskimo term for "wrong way."
The latitude of Alakanuk is 62.688N. The longitude is -164.615W.Elevation is 3 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 678.
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2% of Alakanuk residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alakanuk ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alakanuk was $6,884, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Alakanuk residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Alakanuk, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $575. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $682.
The average commute time for Alakanuk workers is 6 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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