Hoonah, AK Profile: Facts & Data

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Hoonah, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Hoonah had a population of 717 as of July 1, 2018. Hoonah 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 Hoonah is located at latitude 58.1224 and longitude -135.4328 in Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Hoonah (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.01 sq. miles and a water area of 1.28 sq. miles. Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 75 feet.

The City of Hoonah (GNIS ID: 2419396) 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 Hoonah is located within the Hoonah-Angoon Census Subarea of Hoonah-Angoon (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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hoonah: Belltown, Gaaw T'ak Aan, Gaot-a-kan, Gaud-ah-kan, Hoonah Town, Hooniah, Hooniah Cannery, Hoonyah, Huna, Kantukan, Koudekan, Xunaa.

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Hoonah, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 717
Population in Households 717
Population in Familes 576
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 119
Diversity Index3 67
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,829
Average Household Income $68,715
Per Capita Income $27,691

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 191 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (28.8%)
Median Home Value $195,238
Average Home Value $251,842
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 289
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 195
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.7% -0.68%
Households -0.65% -0.7%
Families -0.84% -0.83%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Hoonah, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hoonah to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 87 76th
Population Density # 64 82nd
Diversity Index # 22 94th
Median Household Income # 149 58th
Per Capita Income # 162 55th

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