Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Population 2022

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska's estimated population is 5,732 with a growth rate of -2.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska is the 17th largest county in Alaska. The 2010 Population was 6,211 and has seen a growth of -7.71% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20106,2110.00%
20116,3731622.61%
20126,423500.78%
20136,446230.36%
20146,463170.26%
20156,508450.70%
20166,519110.17%
20176,444-75-1.15%
20186,360-84-1.30%
20196,203-157-2.47%
20206,046-157-2.53%
20215,889-157-2.60%
20225,732-157-2.67%
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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,98947.16%
Black or African American350.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,48939.27%
Asian981.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.63%
Some Other Race170.27%
Two or More Races67010.57%
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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Population by Race

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Population Pyramid 2022

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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Median Age

42.1


Total

43.8


Male

40.8


Female

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Adults

There are 4,884 adults, (1,100 of whom are seniors) in Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska.

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

2,869

45.27%

Male

3,469

54.73%

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Population by Age

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
All73.6%26.4%
Female72.7%27.3%
Non Family70.2%29.8%
Male61.4%38.6%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3532.6573.6
Married1,0573.3178.8
Male2023.9261.4
Female2383.6872.7
Non Family8561.2470.2

3.3

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade661.48%
9th to 12th Grade3237.25%
High School Graduate1,70038.13%
Some College1,22627.50%
Associates Degree3768.43%
Bachelors Degree52711.82%
Graduate Degree2405.38%
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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black323212
Asian545418
White2,2562,085561
Hispanic13512721
2+ Races37133350
Native American1,6331,475105
Other Race1713
Islander2310

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 black people with a rate of 37.50%.

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,035$37,113$30,396
Less Than 9th Grade$22,434$22,222$22,917
High School Graduate$29,837$37,188$20,069
Some College$31,827$36,211$24,205
Bachelors Degree$50,760$50,833$50,655
Graduate Degree$70,833$84,844$68,750

$34,035

Average Earnings

$37,113

Average Male

$30,396

Average Female

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Language by Age

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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Language

94.60% of Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 5.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Language

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander403075.00%
Native2,44457823.65%
White2,83743015.16%
Hispanic2433514.40%
Black3538.57%
OtherNaN%
Multiple66810115.12%

18.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.11%

Male Poverty Rate

17.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska is Islander, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska is Multiple, with 15.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.51%.

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.79%
High School20.59%
Some College11.30%
Bachelors or Greater9.52%

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.88%
Male Unemployed32.69%
Female Employed8.43%
Female Unemployed23.91%

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,018$69,168
Families$66,012$77,521
Married Families$83,906-
Non Families$36,204$49,371
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Income by Household Type

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska 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 55-64.

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Marital Status

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414

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War59
First Gulf War98
Vietnam186
Korea9
World War II21

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3430
35 to 5489
55 to 6468
65 to 74155
75+72

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26710.77%
Black411.43%
Native American1196.41%
Asian23.64%
2+ Races225.37%

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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10.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Employment by Age

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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Employment by Race

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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska 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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53.69%

Born in Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska

96.99%

Native Born

3.01%

Foreign Born

1.44%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.99% of Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 53.69% having been born in Alaska. 1.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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