Hughes, Alaska Population 2021

79
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Hughes is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 79, it is the 136th largest city in Alaska and the 18657th largest city in the United States . Hughes is currently declining at a rate of -2.47% annually but its population has increased by 2.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 77 in 2010. Hughes reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Hughes has a population density of 26 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hughes is $33,931 with a poverty rate of 30.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $71,000. The median age in Hughes is 50.3 years, 52.3 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Hughes Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hugheswas:

  • Native American: 88.89%
  • Asian: 11.11%
  • White: 0.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Hughes, Alaska is 79 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 83.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 77.

Hughes, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native6488.89%
Asian811.11%
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Hughes Population by Race

Hughes Population Pyramid $2021

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Hughes Median Age

50.3


Total

52.3


Male

49.8


Female

Hughes Adults

There are 63 adults, (12 of whom are seniors) in Hughes.

Hughes Age Dependency

41.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hughes Sex Ratio

Female

33

45.83%

Male

39

54.17%

Hughes Population by Age

Hughes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hughes Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male40%60%
Non Family46.2%53.8%
All47.2%52.8%
Married50%50%
Female50%50%

47.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hughes Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36247.2
Married142.4350
Non Family131.2346.2
Male52.840
Female4250

2.26

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

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Hughes Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade58.93%
9th to 12th Grade58.93%
High School Graduate3664.29%
Some College1017.86%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree0.00%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Hughes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hughes Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 0.00%.

Hughes Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$15,000$7,500$18,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$13,750$$
Some College$18,750$$18,750
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$15,000

Average Earnings

$7,500

Average Male

$18,750

Average Female

Hughes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hughes Language by Age

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Hughes Language

68.06% of Hughes residents speak only English, while 31.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 25.00% of the population.

Hughes Language

Hughes Poverty by Race

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30.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.90%

Male Poverty Rate

24.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hughes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hughes is Native, with 34.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hughes is Native, with 34.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 60.00%.

Hughes Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or GreaterNaN%
High School41.67%
Some College20.00%
Less Than 9th Grade20.00%

Hughes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed26.67%
Female Employed0.00%

Hughes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hughes Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,750$33,931
Families$37,917$45,313
Married Families$57,500-
Non Families$7,083$8,715
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Income by Household Type

Hughes Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hughes Married by Age and Sex

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Hughes Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hughes Marital Status by Race

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Hughes Marital Status

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3

Number of Veterans

3

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Hughes Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Hughes Veterans by Age

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Hughes Veterans by Race

Hughes Veterans by Education

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100.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hughes Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hughes Employment by Age

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Hughes Employment by Race

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Hughes Employment by Education

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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93.06%

Born in Hughes

93.06%

Native Born

6.94%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

6.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.06% of Hughes residents were born in the United States, with 93.06% having been born in Alaska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hughes Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202179-2-2.47%
202081-2-2.41%
201983-2-2.35%
201885-1-1.16%
2017860.00%
201686810.26%
2015780.00%
201478-2-2.50%
201380-1-1.23%
20128145.19%
2011770.00%
2010770.00%

Hughes Population by Year