Hooper Bay, Alaska

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Hooper Bay, Alaska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Hooper Bay Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Hooper Bay Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 15% Hooper Bay Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Hooper Bay, Alaska

Comparing Hooper Bay 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 7
Male Share of the Population 8 1
Female Share of the Population 3 10
Racial Diversity 1 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Senior Citizens 1 5
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 2
Affordability of Rents 4 9
People Living Alone 2 3

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Hooper Bay Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 525 miles W of Anchorage, Alaska
County Wade Hampton
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99604
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 61.5
Longitude -165.71

Hooper Bay Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 138.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 12 F
Apr Temp 18 to 33 F
Jul Temp 49 to 63 F
Oct Temp 25 to 35 F
Annual Precip 16.1 inches
Station NOME AP
Distance 208.8 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 13 F
Apr Temp 12 to 27 F
Jul Temp 47 to 59 F
Oct Temp 23 to 34 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Distance 339.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 30 F
Apr Temp 24 to 33 F
Jul Temp 43 to 50 F
Oct Temp 34 to 43 F
Annual Precip 23.2 inches
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Hooper Bay Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,014 100%
Male 504 49.7%
Female 510 50.3%
Under 18 499 49.2%
18+ 515 50.8%
65+ 59 5.8%
Median Age 18.4
Average Family Size 4.97
White 43 4.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 950 93.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 21 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Hooper Bay Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,085
Growth 71
Growth % 7%

Hooper Bay 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) 95.6%
English 1.7%
German 0.7%
Irish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Hooper Bay High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 396 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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