View of Point Lay.
Point Lay is a census-designated place (CDP) in North Slope Borough, Alaska, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 247. Geography: Point Lay is located at (69.741023, -163.008613) on the shores of the Chukchi Sea. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 34.5 square miles (89.3 km²), of which, 30.5 square miles (78.9 km²) of it is land and 4.0 square miles (10.4 km²) of it (11.66%) is water. Point Lay once was on the a barrier island of Kasegaluk Lagoon, but moved to the mainland near the mouth of the Kokolik River during the 1970s. Demographics: As of the census of 2000, there were 247 people, 61 households, and 45 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 8.1 people per square mile (3.1/km²). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 2.2/sq mi (0.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 11.34% White, 82.59% Native American, 0.40% Asian, and 5.67% from two or more races. 2.43% of the population were Hispanic or ... Read more about Point Lay on Wikipedia