Hydaburg, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 396 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 
Males: 193  (48.9%)
Females: 203  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99922.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,080 (it was $31,625 in 2000)
Hydaburg:

$42,080
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,116 (it was $11,401 in 2000)

Hydaburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,991 (it was $102,000 in 2000)
Hydaburg:

$68,991
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $121,099; Detached houses: $121,099

Median gross rent in 2012: $625.

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  • American Indian alone - 285 (75.8%)
  • White alone - 43 (11.4%)
  • Two or more races - 33 (8.8%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (3.2%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.3%)

Races in Hydaburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hydaburg: 110.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (3.1%), German (3.1%), Irish (1.7%), Norwegian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,390 people per square mile   (low).

Hydaburg, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Hydaburg:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 31.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hydaburg city:

  • Never married: 48.8%
  • Now married: 32.5%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Alaska:  6.7%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Hydaburg, Alaska as of March 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hydaburg to the number of sex offenders is 78 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $104 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (626.1 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (690.9 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1617.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Hollis, AK (4.4 miles) , Craig, AK (4.8 miles ), Klawock, AK (5.1 miles ), Kasaan, AK (5.3 miles) , Thorne Bay, AK (5.9 miles ), Meyers Chuck, AK (6.6 miles) , Ketchikan, AK (6.8 miles ), Naukati Bay, AK (7.0 miles) .

Latitude: 55.20 N, Longitude: 132.82 W

Area code: 907

Hydaburg household income distribution Hydaburg home values distribution
Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Utilities (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (17%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Work and jobs in Hydaburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hydaburg, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hydaburg, Alaska average temperatures Hydaburg, Alaska average precipitation Hydaburg, Alaska humidity Hydaburg, Alaska wind speed Hydaburg, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Hydaburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 261.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1972 at 21:45:14, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 163.4 miles away from Hydaburg center
On 6/28/2004 at 09:49:47, a magnitude 6.8 (5.9 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 12.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1927 at 15:59:44, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 206.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/6/1988 at 22:35:38, a magnitude 7.8 (6.8 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.8 MW, 7.4 ML) earthquake occurred 406.9 miles away from Hydaburg center
On 11/30/1987 at 19:23:19, a magnitude 7.9 (6.7 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.9 MW, 7.1 ML) earthquake occurred 444.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Providence County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzards: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Robert Davidson (artist) - Artist.

located in Hydaburg:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hydaburg:

  • Whatcom Community College (about 624 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 627 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 635 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 648 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Everett Community College (about 674 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 681 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 684 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)

Public high school in Hydaburg:

  • Hydaburg School (Students: 77; Location: 100 TOTEM POLE LANE; Grades: PK-12)
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Notable locations in Hydaburg: Hydaburg Volunteer Fire Department (A), Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Hydaburg Health Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hydaburg and their reported violations in the past:

HYDABURG (Population served: 415, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2014
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2014
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2014
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-30-2014 to MAY-15-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • 21 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2014
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 92 regular monitoring violations
  • 165 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.5%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.9% for American Indian residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  18.8%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hydaburg compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Hydaburg travel time to work - commute Hydaburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (51%)
  • Wood (46%)
  • Electricity (1%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hydaburg city (based on Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.77%
Here: 21.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents43.1%11.5%11.3%7.0%27.1%
Congregations31.8%13.6%9.1%4.5%40.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

34.2%
Alaska:

27.8%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$7,672$30,6880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$670
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$3,140
Water Supply 2$4,628$27,7680$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 8$56,192$84,2887$4,165
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 0$0 6$6,160
Totals for Government 13$68,492$63,22322$14,135

Hydaburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $258,000 ($651.52)
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $1,807,000 ($4563.13)
    Financial Administration: $93,000 ($234.85)
    General - Other: $68,000 ($171.72)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($161.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($35.35)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($12.63)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($12.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,000 ($45.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,500,000 ($3787.88)

Hydaburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $14,000 ($35.35)
    All Other: $4,000 ($10.10)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $566,000 ($1429.29)
    General Support: $50,000 ($126.26)
    Health & Hospitals: $14,000 ($35.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $143,000 ($361.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($58.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $1,067,000 ($2694.44)
    All Other: $35,000 ($88.38)
    General Support: $30,000 ($75.76)
    Highways: $15,000 ($37.88)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,000 ($17.68)

Hydaburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,000 ($42.93)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hydaburg:

  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hydaburg:

  • K211AV (90.1 FM; HYDABURG, AK; Owner: RAINBIRD COMMUNITY B/CING CORP.)
  • K248AI (97.5 FM; CRAIG, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K258AD (99.5 FM; CRAIG, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KGTW (106.7 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFMJ (99.9 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: TLP COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hydaburg:

  • K02JW (Channel 2; HYDABURG, AK; Owner: CITY OF HYDABURG)
  • K09QI (Channel 9; HYDABURG, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Hydaburg fatal accident list:

Mar 14, 2009 06:00 AM, Hydaburg Highway, Lat: 55.20973, Lon: -132.82509, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 30, 2007 03:30 PM, Hydaburg Hwy., Lat: 55.21361, Lon: -132.82260, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Aug 20, 1999 08:45 PM, Hydaburg Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 41 meters (135ft)
Total costs: $915,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,352
Total average daily truck traffic: 11
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,388

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 11
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hydaburg, AK

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Don Houghton, S7 T77s R85e (Lat: 55.208694 Lon: -132.824667), Type: 28.9, Overall height: 28.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE MS: A3
  • JOHN MONDAY, S7 T77s R85e (Lat: 55.208694 Lon: -132.824667), Type: 28.9, Structure height: 02198 m, Overall height: 28.9 m
    Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (YOU) NGB-LOOD
  • John E Monday, S7 T77s R85e (Lat: 55.208694 Lon: -132.824667), Type: 28.9, Structure height: 02198 m, Overall height: 28.9 m
    Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • Mary Shreves, West Of Haida Subdivision (Lat: 55.208722 Lon: -132.824667), Type: 28.1, Structure height: 02198 m, Overall height: 28.1 m
    Registrant: 9077450222, Marys@alaskarim.Com, 9131 E. FRONTAGE RD

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HILL 1400, 11.03 Mi Sse Of (Lat: 55.323250 Lon: -133.007472), Overall height: 13.4 m, Call Sign: WMW344
    Assigned Frequencies: 6601.25 MHz, 6761.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Alascom, Inc., 505 E. Bluff Drive, Mp288, Anchorage, AK 99501, Phone: (907) 264-7877, Fax: (907) 264-7169, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Hydaburg Point Central Office (Lat: 55.208806 Lon: -132.827472), Call Sign: KNKP348
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/07/2008, Expiration Date: 11/01/2018
    Registrant: Alaska Power & Telephone, M. P. 1314 Alaska Highway, Tok, AK 99780, Phone: (907) 883-5101, Fax: (907) 883-5815, Email:

Most common first names in Hydaburg, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Brady274.0 years
Fred287.4 years
Gladys275.5 years
Donald279.5 years
James282.5 years
Sam277.5 years
Most common last names in Hydaburg, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Douglas576.6 years
Edenshaw572.8 years
Natkong579.2 years
Peele572.8 years
Bell476.2 years
Morrison477.7 years
Nix387.0 years
Burgess255.5 years
Duncan262.0 years
Edenso284.0 years

Hydaburg on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Utilities"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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