Hooper Bay, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hooper Bay, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Hooper Bay had a population of 1,134 as of July 1, 2016. Hooper Bay ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hooper Bay is located at latitude 61.5364 and longitude -166.1229 in Kusilvak (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Hooper Bay (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Kusilvak (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 26 feet.

The City of Hooper Bay (GNIS ID: 2419397) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Hooper Bay is located within the of Kusilvak (CA) Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hooper Bay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hooper Bay: Askeenac, Askinaghamiut, Askinak, Askinuk, Naparagamuit, Napareyaramiut, Naparyaar, Naparyaraq.


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Hooper Bay, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,134
Population in Households 1,131
Population in Familes 1,026
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 138
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 263
Average Household Size 4.3
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 5

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $162,778
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,096
Average Household Income $49,876
Per Capita Income $11,156
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 1.0%
Households 0.43% 0.97%
Families -0.08% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hooper Bay, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hooper Bay to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 63 82nd
Population Density1 # 57 84th
Diversity Index2 # 328 8th
Median Household Income # 253 29th
Per Capita Income # 349 1st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.