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Hughes, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Hughes had a population of 74 as of July 1, 2017. Hughes ranks in 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 Hughes is located at latitude 66.0447 and longitude -154.2372 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Hughes (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 318 feet.

The City of Hughes (GNIS ID: 2419399) 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 Hughes is located within the Koyukuk-Middle Yukon Census Subarea of Yukon-Koyukuk (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 Hughes 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 Hughes: Hughes City, Hut'odlee Kkaakk'et.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 74
Daytime Population: Workers 9
Daytime Population: Residents 49
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 58
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 74
Population in Familes 58
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,492
Average Household Income $37,222
Per Capita Income $13,388

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 40 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $163,095
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 30
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 19
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.55% -0.55%
Households -0.45% -0.68%
Families 2.4% -1.08%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Hughes, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hughes 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 # 273 23rd
Population Density # 150 58th
Diversity Index # 305 14th
Median Household Income # 334 6th
Per Capita Income # 314 12th

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