Hydaburg, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hydaburg, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Hydaburg had a population of 410 as of July 1, 2017. Hydaburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Hydaburg is located at latitude 55.2041 and longitude -132.8183 in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Hydaburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Hydaburg (GNIS ID: 2419401) 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 Hydaburg is located within the of Prince of Wales-Hyder (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 Hydaburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hydaburg: Higdaa G'andlaay, Hydaberg.

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Hydaburg, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 410
Daytime Population: Workers 18
Daytime Population: Residents 255
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 273
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 390
Population in Familes 292
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 705
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $34,282
Average Household Income $55,206
Per Capita Income $20,517


Total Housing Units 148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $157,895
Average Home Value $170,000


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.2% -0.25%
Households 1.04% -0.29%
Families -0.16% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Hydaburg, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hydaburg to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 139 61st
Population Density # 12 97th
Diversity Index # 45 88th
Median Household Income # 296 17th
Per Capita Income # 221 38th

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