Hoonah, Alaska Population 2020

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Hoonah is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 802, it is the 36th largest city in Alaska and the 11275th largest city in the United States. Hoonah is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 5.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 760 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Hoonah has a population density of 137 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hoonah is $72,278 with a poverty rate of 11.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,096 per month, and the median house value is $178,600. The median age in Hoonah is 46.4 years, 44.8 years for males, and 49.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 114.5 males.

Hoonah Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hoonah was:

  • Native American: 55.88%
  • White: 26.25%
  • Two or more races: 12.25%
  • Asian: 4.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Hoonah, Alaska is 802, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 788.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 760.

Hoonah, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native44755.88%
White21026.25%
Two or More Races9812.25%
Asian384.75%
Black or African American70.88%
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Hoonah Population Pyramid 2020

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Hoonah Median Age

46.4


Total

44.8


Male

49.8


Female

Hoonah Adults

There are 649 adults, (146 of whom are seniors) in Hoonah.

Hoonah Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Hoonah Sex Ratio

Female

373

46.63%

Male

427

53.37%

Hoonah Households and Families

Hoonah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hoonah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
Female68.8%31.3%
Male66.7%33.3%
All64.8%35.2%
Non Family45.8%54.2%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2872.7964.8
Married1192.9678.2
Non Family961.3645.8
Female484.4868.8
Male244.2566.7

3.27

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

10.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hoonah Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade172.94%
9th to 12th Grade437.43%
High School Graduate25844.56%
Some College13924.01%
Associates Degree233.97%
Bachelors Degree6411.05%
Graduate Degree356.04%
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Hoonah Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American30125714
White16916256
Multiple Races584910
Asian32329
Hispanic232310
Black33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 43.48%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,429$38,750$21,875
Less Than High School$13,333$$18,750
High School Grad$18,750$27,917$15,114
Some College$31,750$31,875$31,667
Bachelors Degree$61,250$77,917$
Graduate Degree$62,500$61,250$66,250

$26,429

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$21,875

Average Female

Hoonah Language

Hoonah Language by Age

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Hoonah Language

85.66% of Hoonah residents speak only English, while 14.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 8.04% of the population.

Hoonah Poverty

Hoonah Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4466614.80%
White190178.95%
Multiple9855.10%
Hispanic4812.08%

11.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.54%

Male Poverty Rate

11.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hoonah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hoonah is Native, with 14.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hoonah is Hispanic, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.36%.

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Name Poverty
High School14.34%
Less Than High School10.00%
Some College8.02%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.50%
Female Unemployed24.00%
Female Employed7.59%
Male Employed1.04%

Hoonah Income

Hoonah Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,750$72,278
Families$67,708$76,319
Married Families$79,107-
Non Families$41,250$56,943
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Hoonah Marital Status

Hoonah Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hoonah Married by Age and Sex

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Hoonah Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hoonah Marital Status by Race

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Hoonah Veterans

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69

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam51
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War5
World War II2
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7436
55 to 6412
75+10
18 to 346
35 to 545
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Name Veterans % of Total
Indian349.63%
White2915.51%
2 or More69.09%
Hispanic27.69%

Hoonah Veterans by Education

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13.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hoonah Employment Status

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.88%

Born in Alaska

94.88%

Native Born

5.13%

Foreign Born

2.13%

Non Citizen

3.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.88% of Hoonah residents were born in the United States, with 69.88% having been born in Alaska. 2.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202080270.88%
201979570.89%
201878850.64%
201778370.90%
20167760.00%
2015776162.11%
2014760-4-0.52%
201376410.13%
2012763111.46%
2011752-8-1.05%
20107600.00%