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Ferry, Alaska

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Country  United States
Time zone  Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
GNIS feature ID  1866944
Area  164.7 km²
Borough  Denali Borough, Alaska
State  Alaska
FIPS code  02-25220
Elevation  589 m
Population  33 (2010)
Area code  907
Ferry, Alaska

Ferry is a census-designated place (CDP) in Denali Borough, Alaska, United States. The population was 33 at the 2010 census.


Map of Ferry, AK, USA


Ferry is located in northern Denali Borough at 64°3′52″N 148°59′49″W (64.064392, -148.997000), along the Nenana River. The George Parks Highway (Alaska Route 3) runs through the CDP, leading north 23 miles (37 km) to Anderson and south 11 miles (18 km) to Healy.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Ferry CDP has a total area of 63.6 square miles (164.7 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2007, there were 28 people, 13 households, and 7 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 0.4 people per square mile (0.2/km²). There were 33 housing units at an average density of 0.5/sq mi (0.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 100.00% White. 3.45% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 13 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, and 38.5% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 48.3% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 3.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 163.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 175.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $70,000. Males had a median income of $58,750 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,324. There were 16.7% of families and 16.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 35.3% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


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