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Hydaburg, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Hydaburg had a population of 285 as of July 1, 2019. Hydaburg 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 Hydaburg is located at latitude 55.2081 and longitude -132.8267 in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Hydaburg encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Hydaburg (GNIS ID: 2419401) 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 Hydaburg is located within the Prince of Wales Census Subarea of Prince of Wales-Hyder (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 Hydaburg: Higdaa G'andlaay, Hydaberg.

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Hydaburg, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hydaburg, AK Housing Affordability Index is 205
State of Alaska Housing Affordability Index is 124
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Hydaburg, AK Wealth Index is 47
State of Alaska Wealth Index is 106
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 285 (100%)
Population in Households 269 (94.4%)
Population in Families 202 (70.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 16 ( 5.6%)
Population Density 995
Diversity Index2 62
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $52,360
Per Capita Income $18,112
Wealth Index4 47

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $95,139
Housing Affordability Index3 205
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.19% 0.0%
Households 0.22% 0.0%
Families -0.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.03%

Hydaburg, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hydaburg to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 168 53rd
Population Density # 7 98th
Diversity Index # 46 87th
Median Household Income # 286 19th
Per Capita Income # 254 28th

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