As of the census  of 2000, there are 16,290 people, 5,662 households, and 4,325 families permanently residing in the town. The population density is 1, people per square mile ( people/km²). There are 5,760 housing units at an average density of people/sq mi ( people/km²). The racial makeup is % White , % Black or African American , % Native American , % Asian , % Pacific Islander , % from other races , and % from two or more races. % of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.