**Kwethluk**is a city located in Bethel Census Area, Alaska. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 713.

## Geography

\nKwethluk is located at 60°48'8" North, 161°25'7" West (60.802332, -161.418556)^{1}. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.4 km² (11.7 mi²). 25.9 km² (10.0 mi²) of it is land and 4.5 km² (1.7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 14.76% water.

## Demographics

\nAs of the census^{2}of 2000, there are 713 people, 153 households, and 132 families residing in the city. The population density is 27.6/km² (71.4/mi²). There are 199 housing units at an average density of 7.7/km² (19.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 4.77% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 92.85% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 1.96% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 153 households out of which 62.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% are married couples living together, 20.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 13.1% are non-families. 10.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 0.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 4.66 and the average family size is 5.08. In the city the population is spread out with 47.7% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 12.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 20 years. For every 100 females there are 116.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 113.1 males. The median income for a household in the city is $25,417, and the median income for a family is $27,500. Males have a median income of $24,063 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city is $6,503. 29.5% of the population and 29.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 31.4% are under the age of 18 and 35.9% are 65 or older.