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'''Haines Borough''' is a [[Wikipedia:Borough (United States)|borough]] located in the [[U.S. state|state]] of [[Alaska|Alaska]], [[United States|United States]]. As of the [[United States Census 2000|2000 census]] the population is 2,392. The [[borough seat|borough seat]] is [[Wikipedia:Haines, Alaska|Haines]]. Haines is the only incorporated place.
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'''Haines Borough''' is a {{wp|Borough (United States)|borough}} located in the {{wp|U.S. state|state}} of {{wp|Alaska}}, {{wp|United States}}. As of the {{wp|United States Census 2000|2000 census}} the population is 2,392. The {{wp|borough seat}} is {{wp|Haines, Alaska|Haines}}. Haines is the only incorporated place.
   
 
==Geography==
 
==Geography==
The borough has a total area of 7,060 [[km²|km²]] (2,726 [[square mile|sq&nbsp;mi]]). 6,070 km² (2,344 sq&nbsp;mi) of it is land and 990 km² (382 sq&nbsp;mi) of it (14.02%) is water.
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The borough has a total area of 7,060 {{wp|km²}} (2,726 {{wp|square mile|sq&nbsp;mi}}). 6,070 km² (2,344 sq&nbsp;mi) of it is land and 990 km² (382 sq&nbsp;mi) of it (14.02%) is water.
   
 
=== Adjacent boroughs and census areas ===
 
=== Adjacent boroughs and census areas ===
* [[Juneau City and Borough, Alaska|Juneau City and Borough]] - south
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* {{wp|Juneau City and Borough, Alaska}} - south
* [[Wikipedia:Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska|Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area]] - west
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* {{wp|Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska}} - west
   
Also shares eastern border with [[Wikipedia:British Columbia|British Columbia]], [[Canada|Canada]].
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Also shares eastern border with {{wp|British Columbia}}, {{wp|Canada}}.
*[[Wikipedia:Stikine Region, British Columbia|Stikine Region]]
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*{{wp|Stikine Region, British Columbia}}
   
 
==Demographics==
 
==Demographics==
As of the [[census|census]][[Wikipedia:Geographic references#2|<sup>2</sup>]] of 2000, there were 2,392 people, 991 households, and 654 families residing in the borough. The [[population density|population density]] was 0,34/km² (0,88/sq&nbsp;mi). There were 1,419 housing units at an average density of 0,20/km² (0,52/sq&nbsp;mi). The racial makeup of the borough was 82.53% [[Race (United States Census)|White]], 0.13% [[Race (United States Census)|Black]] or [[Race (United States Census)|African American]], 11.50% [[Race (United States Census)|Native American]], 0.71% [[Race (United States Census)|Asian]], 0.08% [[Race (United States Census)|Pacific Islander]], 0.42% from [[Race (United States Census)|other races]], and 4.64% from two or more races. 1.38% of the population were [[Race (United States Census)|Hispanic]] or [[Race (United States Census)|Latino]] of any race.
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As of the {{wp|census}}{{wp|Geographic references#2|<sup>2</sup>}} of 2000, there were 2,392 people, 991 households, and 654 families residing in the borough. The {{wp|population density}} was 0,34/km² (0,88/sq&nbsp;mi). There were 1,419 housing units at an average density of 0,20/km² (0,52/sq&nbsp;mi). The racial makeup of the borough was 82.53% {{wp|Race (United States Census)|White}}, 0.13% {{wp|Race (United States Census)|Black}} or {{wp|Race (United States Census)|African American}}, 11.50% {{wp|Race (United States Census)|Native American}}, 0.71% {{wp|Race (United States Census)|Asian}}, 0.08% {{wp|Race (United States Census)|Pacific Islander}}, 0.42% from {{wp|Race (United States Census)|other races}}, and 4.64% from two or more races. 1.38% of the population were {{wp|Race (United States Census)|Hispanic}} or {{wp|Race (United States Census)|Latino}} of any race.
   
There were 991 households out of which 31.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.00% were [[Marriage|married couples]] living together, 7.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.00% were non-families. 27.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.94.
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There were 991 households out of which 31.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.00% were {{wp|Marriage|married couples}} living together, 7.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.00% were non-families. 27.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.94.
   
 
In the borough the population was spread out with 25.60% under the age of 18, 5.30% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 30.40% from 45 to 64, and 10.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.10 males.
 
In the borough the population was spread out with 25.60% under the age of 18, 5.30% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 30.40% from 45 to 64, and 10.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.10 males.
   
 
== Transportation "hub" ==
 
== Transportation "hub" ==
Haines Alaska is one of the northern stops on the [[Wikipedia:Alaska Marine Highway|Alaska Marine Highway]]. Many people who travel in winter travel to Haines by ferry to avert travelling the [[Wikipedia:Alcan Highway|Alcan Highway]] (Alaska Highway).
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Haines Alaska is one of the northern stops on the {{wp|Alaska Marine Highway}}. Many people who travel in winter travel to Haines by ferry to avert travelling the {{wp|Alcan Highway}} (Alaska Highway).
   
[[Wikipedia:Haines Junction, Yukon|Haines Junction (Canada)]] is just north of Haines, Alaska.
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{{wp|Haines Junction, Yukon|Haines Junction (Canada)}} is just north of Haines, Alaska.
   
 
== Items of interest ==
 
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== Cities and towns ==
 
== Cities and towns ==
*[[Wikipedia:Covenant Life, Alaska|Covenant Life]]
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*{{wp|Covenant Life, Alaska|Covenant Life}}
*[[Wikipedia:Excursion Inlet, Alaska|Excursion Inlet]]
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*{{wp|Excursion Inlet, Alaska|Excursion Inlet}}
*[[Wikipedia:Haines, Alaska|Haines]]
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*{{wp|Haines, Alaska|Haines}}
*[[Wikipedia:Lutak, Alaska|Lutak]]
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*{{wp|Lutak, Alaska|Lutak}}
*[[Wikipedia:Mosquito Lake, Alaska|Mosquito Lake]]
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*{{wp|Mosquito Lake, Alaska|Mosquito Lake}}
*[[Wikipedia:Mud Bay, Alaska|Mud Bay]]
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*{{wp|Mud Bay, Alaska|Mud Bay}}
   
 
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{{Alaska}}

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