Angoon, Alaska

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Angoon, Alaska

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High Points

Angoon strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alaska):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Angoon Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Angoon Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 7% Angoon Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Angoon Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Angoon, Alaska

Comparing Angoon to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alaska (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 4
Racial Diversity 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Age of the Population 2 6
Senior Citizens 1 6
Female Share of the Population 1 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 6
Portion of People Married 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 4
Median Family Income 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 3
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 3
Public Transportation Use 9 6
Working at Home 7 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 6 10
People Living Alone 3 5

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Angoon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 594 miles SE of Anchorage, Alaska
County Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99820
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 57.68
Longitude -134.38

Angoon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 45.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 47 F
Jul Temp 47 to 61 F
Oct Temp 37 to 46 F
Annual Precip 116.2 inches
Distance 46.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 48 F
Jul Temp 49 to 64 F
Oct Temp 38 to 47 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Station AUKE BAY
Distance 49.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 50 F
Jul Temp 50 to 66 F
Oct Temp 38 to 47 F
Annual Precip 64 inches
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Angoon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 572 100%
Male 300 52.4%
Female 272 47.6%
Under 18 199 34.8%
18+ 373 65.2%
65+ 37 6.5%
Median Age 32.2
Average Family Size 3.64
White 65 11.4%
African-American 3 0.5%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 469 82%
Other 8 1.4%
Mixed Race 26 4.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 31 5.4%

Estimated Angoon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 481
Growth -91
Growth % -15.9%

Angoon Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 93.4%
English 1.6%
German 1.6%
Irish 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
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Angoon High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 116 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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