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People

Total Population821
Male Share of the Population51.8%
Female Share of the Population48.2%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+361
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married39.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14%
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 Level83.6%
% Below Poverty Level16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time8 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work28%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$935
Median House Value$162,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)72.8%
US/American0%
English6.7%
Irish9.5%

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

Hoonah Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Large City538 miles SE of Anchorage, Alaska
CountySkagway-Hoonah-Angoon
P.O. Box Zip Codes99829
Phone Area Codes907
Time ZoneAlaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude58.12
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)

StationGLACIER BAY
Distance24.4 miles
Jan Temp23 to 32 F
Apr Temp33 to 48 F
Jul Temp47 to 65 F
Oct Temp37 to 47 F
Annual Precip69.6 inches
StationELFIN COVE
Distance37.5 miles
Jan Temp28 to 34 F
Apr Temp35 to 45 F
Jul Temp50 to 57 F
Oct Temp40 to 47 F
Annual Precip101 inches
StationAUKE BAY
Distance40.7 miles
Jan Temp22 to 31 F
Apr Temp34 to 50 F
Jul Temp50 to 66 F
Oct Temp38 to 47 F
Annual Precip64 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Pelican79$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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