Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough AK Information


Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough Subdivisions

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,096
Daytime Population: Workers 2,570
Daytime Population: Residents 3,520
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,090
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 6,046
Population in Familes 4,717
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $49,965
Average Household Income $66,621
Per Capita Income $26,126


Total Housing Units 3,195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,638 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 727 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 830 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $179,496
Average Home Value $217,567


Total Households 2,365
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,489
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.28% -0.19%
Households 1.04% -0.18%
Families 0.79% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.87%


Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents 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 # 16 48th
Population Density # 11 66th
Diversity Index # 9 72nd
Median Household Income # 26 14th
Per Capita Income # 22 28th

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