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Hyder, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Hyder Census Designated Place had a population of 90 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hyder is located at latitude 55.9833 and longitude -130.0418 in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Hyder Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.68 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 115 feet.

The Hyder Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418624) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Hyder Census Designated Place is located within the Hyder Census Subarea 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 Hyder 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 Hyder: Portland, Portland City.

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


Total Population 90
Population in Households 90
Population in Familes 63
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 49
Average Household Size 1.84
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 95 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (48.4%)
Median Home Value $128,571
Average Home Value $147,059


Median Household Income $36,149
Average Household Income $53,237
Per Capita Income $28,985
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.87%
Households 0.33% 0.8%
Families 0.0% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   0.6%
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.

Hyder, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hyder 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 # 256 28th
Population Density1 # 232 35th
Diversity Index2 # 234 34th
Median Household Income # 281 21st
Per Capita Income # 132 63rd

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