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Hooper Bay, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Hooper Bay had a population of 1,152 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 1,152
Daytime Population: Workers 41
Daytime Population: Residents 898
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 939
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 1,143
Population in Familes 1,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 140
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $39,415
Average Household Income $50,041
Per Capita Income $11,391


Total Housing Units 292 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 188 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $104,167
Average Home Value $157,620


Total Households 269
Average Household Size 4.25
Family Households 215
Average Family Size 5
  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 0.73% 0.74%
Households 0.69% 0.73%
Families 0.19% 0.64%
Median Household Income   4.1%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

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, 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 # 62 83rd
Population Density # 56 84th
Diversity Index # 328 8th
Median Household Income # 270 24th
Per Capita Income # 346 3rd

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