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People

Total Population 821
Male Share of the Population 51.8%
Female Share of the Population 48.2%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 361
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 39.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,458
% Above Poverty Level 83.6%
% Below Poverty Level 16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 8 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 28%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.5%
Median Gross Rent $935
Median House Value $162,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 72.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 9.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hoonah Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 538 miles SE of Anchorage, Alaska
County Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99829
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 58.12
Longitude -135.65

Hoonah Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GLACIER BAY
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 48 F
Jul Temp 47 to 65 F
Oct Temp 37 to 47 F
Annual Precip 69.6 inches
Station ELFIN COVE
Distance 37.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 45 F
Jul Temp 50 to 57 F
Oct Temp 40 to 47 F
Annual Precip 101 inches
Station AUKE BAY
Distance 40.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Pelican 79 $85,938

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hoonah Public Libraries

Library
Esther Greenwald Library
366 GARTEENI HIGHWAY
Hoonah, Alaska
(907) 945-3611

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Hoonah High Schools

HOONAH JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
366 GARTEENI HIGHWAY
907-945-3613
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 99 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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