Hooper Bay, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Hooper Bay, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Hooper Bay had a population of 1,148 as of July 1, 2018. 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 61.5311 and longitude -166.0967 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 1,148
Population in Households 1,145
Population in Familes 1,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 140
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $42,137
Average Household Income $51,687
Per Capita Income $11,460


Total Housing Units 295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $107,895
Average Home Value $157,767


Total Households 266
Average Household Size 4.3
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 5
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.6% 0.5%
Households 0.47% 0.45%
Families 0.06% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.35%

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, 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 # 63 82nd
Population Density # 56 85th
Diversity Index # 327 7th
Median Household Income # 232 35th
Per Capita Income # 348 2nd

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