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Hyder, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Hyder Census Designated Place had a population of 96 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hyder is located at latitude 55.9833 and longitude -130.0418 in Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Hyder Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.68 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 115 feet.

The Hyder Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418624) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Hyder Census Designated Place is located within the Hyder 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hyder 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 Hyder: Portland, Portland City.

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Hyder, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 96
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 51
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 96
Population in Familes 68
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $37,378
Average Household Income $53,192
Per Capita Income $28,812


Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (38.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (45.8%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $149,324


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 28
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.37% -0.21%
Households 1.11% -0.39%
Families 1.03% -0.72%
Median Household Income   -0.66%
Per Capita Income   0.74%

Hyder, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hyder 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 # 246 31st
Population Density # 226 36th
Diversity Index # 248 31st
Median Household Income # 279 21st
Per Capita Income # 144 60th

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