Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Population 2021

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska's estimated population is 5,889 with a growth rate of -2.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska is the 17th largest county inAlaska. The 2010 Population was 6,211 and has seen a growth of -5.18% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,889-157-2.60%
20206,046-157-2.53%
20196,203-157-2.47%
20186,360-84-1.30%
20176,444-75-1.15%
20166,519110.17%
20156,508450.70%
20146,463170.26%
20136,446230.36%
20126,423500.78%
20116,3731622.61%
20106,2110.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-2.60% (-157)
State
2010 Population
6,211
Growth Since 2010
-5.18% (-322)
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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,05647.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,51039.18%
Two or More Races66010.30%
Asian911.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.62%
Black or African American290.45%
Some Other Race210.33%
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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Population by Race

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Population Pyramid $2021

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Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Median Age

41.3


Total

42.6


Male

40.6


Female

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Adults

There are 4,906 adults, (1,027 of whom are seniors) in Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska.

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

2,929

45.72%

Male

3,478

54.28%

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
Male68.6%31.4%
Non Family70.6%29.4%
All72.8%27.2%
Female73.6%26.4%
Married75.1%24.9%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3712.6672.8
Married1,0553.2375.1
Non Family8461.2770.6
Female2763.673.6
Male1944.2568.6

3.28

Average Family Size

2.66

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 Grade751.68%
9th to 12th Grade3357.52%
High School Graduate1,68937.90%
Some College1,20126.95%
Associates Degree3437.70%
Bachelors Degree56212.61%
Graduate Degree2525.65%
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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
White2,2762,097597
Native American1,6401,473106
2+ Races34530644
Hispanic12211130
Asian504525
Black262610
Other Race2115
Islander17102

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 asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

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

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,259$37,091$29,489
Less Than 9th Grade$20,208$20,278$17,344
High School Graduate$26,523$33,654$16,553
Some College$34,323$40,104$30,071
Bachelors Degree$50,455$51,287$42,266
Graduate Degree$62,750$72,083$59,375

$32,259

Average Earnings

$37,091

Average Male

$29,489

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

94.34% of Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 5.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.67% 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
Native2,47949419.93%
White2,88544815.53%
Multiple64710516.23%
Hispanic2473413.77%
Islander402870.00%
Asian9155.49%
Black29310.34%

17.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.54%

Male Poverty Rate

15.81%

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 70.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska is Asian, with 5.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.04%.

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.80%
High School16.58%
Some College11.79%
Bachelors or Greater8.72%

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

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.05%
Female Unemployed20.00%
Male Employed10.77%
Female Employed8.86%

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$52,379$66,387
Families$64,712$75,079
Married Families$79,330-
Non Families$31,797$44,726
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Income by Household Type

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

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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445

Number of Veterans

412

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam185
First Gulf War113
Second Gulf War64
Korea12
World War II

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74155
35 to 54102
55 to 6488
75+65
18 to 3435

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26610.57%
Native American1477.86%
2+ Races225.60%
Islander416.67%
Black413.79%
Asian23.85%

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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11.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

11.3%

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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53.44%

Born in Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska

96.86%

Native Born

3.14%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.86% of Prince of Wales-Hyder County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 53.44% having been born in Alaska. 1.48% 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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