Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK

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Population

6,473

1.55% growth

Median Age

41


Median Household Income

$52,114

0.437% growth

Poverty Rate

16%


Number of Employees

2,780

0.0719% decline

Median Property Value

$169,100

1.17% decline

About

In 2017, Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK had a population of 6.47k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $52,114. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK grew from 6,374 to 6,473, a 1.55% increase and its median household income grew from $51,887 to $52,114, a 0.437% increase.

The population of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK is 45.3% White Alone, 39.8% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 9.22% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK is $169,100, and the homeownership rate is 73%. Most people in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK employs 2.78k people. The largest industries in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (374 people), Public Administration (371 people), and Educational Services (332 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,984), Wholesale Trade ($57,857), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,375).

Median household income in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK is $52,114. Males in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,667. The income inequality in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,114

2017 value

± $2,833

0.437%

1 Year Growth

± 7.88%

Households in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK have a median annual income of $52,114, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,887 in 2016, which represents a 0.437% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,424

Average Male Salary

± $3,558

$50,667

Average Female Salary

± $2,680

In 2017, full-time male employees in Alaska made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $59,757 ± $2,775

  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $46,641 ± $19,678

  3. Black

    $45,507 ± $11,416

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Alaska workers was White. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK is from Alaska.

0.436

2017 Wage GINI

0.436

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Alaska was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.191% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Alaska was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alaska in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Alaska across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2

  2. Census Tract 9401

  3. Census Tract 1

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK was Census Tract 2 with a value of $58,958, followed by Census Tract 9401 and Census Tract 1, with respective values of $57,969 and $43,250.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK (1.03k out of 6.42k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Native American

    509 ± 58

  2. White

    411 ± 63

  3. Two Or More

    81 ± 41

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK is Native American, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.78k

2017 Value

± 158

-0.0719%

1 Year decline

± 7.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK declined at a rate of -0.0719%, from 2.78k employees to 2.78k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (327 people), Management Occupations (289 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (250 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (327 people), Management Occupations (289 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (250 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (13.3 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.46 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($103,000), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($72,750), and Legal Occupations ($71,591).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.78k

2017 Value

± 158

-0.0719%

1 Year decline

± 7.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK declined at a rate of -0.0719%, from 2.78k employees to 2.78k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (374 people), Public Administration (371 people), and Educational Services (332 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK, though some of these residents may live in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (374 people), Public Administration (371 people), and Educational Services (332 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11.4 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.86 times), and Public Administration (2.86 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,984), Wholesale Trade ($57,857), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,375).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $40.8B

  2. $4.7B

  3. $3.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Alaska product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $40.8B, followed by Gasoline ($4.7B) and Fuel oils ($3.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alaska products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$64.6B

2015 Value

$74.6B

Projected 2045 Value

15.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Alaska trade was $64.6B. This is expected to increase 15.5% to $74.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alaska trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $17.7B

  2. $7.35B

  3. $1.53B

In 2015, the top outbound Alaska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $17.7B, followed by Washington with $7.35B and Utah and $1.53B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alaska shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

72.1% of the population of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK has health coverage, with 30.8% on employee plans, 21.6% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 6.92% on non-group plans, and 2.43% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK was $11,064 in 2014. This is a 6.1% increase from the previous year ($10,428).

Primary care physicians in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK see N/A patients per year on average, which represents a N/A N/A from the previous year (N/A patients). Compare this to dentists who see N/A patients per year, and mental health providers who see N/A patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Wrangell City and Borough have the highest prevalence of diabetes (9.4%). Additionally, Aleutians West Census Area has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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N/A

N/A in N/A see an average of N/A patients per year. This represents a N/A N/A from the previous year (N/A patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$11,064

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,958

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,001

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,288

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alaska (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.1%, from $10,428 to $11,064.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

27.9%

Uninsured

30.8%

Employer Coverage

21.6%

Medicaid

10.3%

Medicare

6.92%

Non-Group

2.43%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK declined by 10.4% from 31.2% to 27.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 9.4% prevalence

  2. 9.4% prevalence

  3. 9.1% prevalence

Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Wrangell City and Borough have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alaska, at 9.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Alaska by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK is home to a population of 6.47k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.29% of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK residents were born outside of the country (148 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK is composed of 2.93k White Alone residents (45.3%), 2.58k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (39.8%), 597 Two or More Races residents (9.22%), 238 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.68%), 74 Asian Alone residents (1.14%), 40 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.618%), 10 Black or African American Alone residents (0.154%), and 4 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0618%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK was 41. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.29%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

148 people

1.98%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

126 people

As of 2017, 2.29% of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK residents (148 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK was 1.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Philippines

    17,951 ± 3,249 people

  2. Korea

    4,417 ± 1,627 people

  3. Mexico

    3,317 ± 1,411 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alaska was Philippines, the natal country of 17,951 Alaska residents, followed by Korea with 4,417 and Mexico with 3,317.

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Citizenship

99%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.93k ± 9

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    2.58k ± 88

  3. Two or More Races

    597 ± 89.5

In 2017, there were 1.14 times more White Alone residents (2.93k people) in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.58k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 597 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    248 ± 37

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    88 ± 31

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    73 ± 26

Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK was $169,100 in 2017, which is 0.777 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $171,100 to $169,100, a 1.17% decrease. The homeownership rate in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK is 73%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK have an average commute time of 15.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,114

Median Household Income

± $2,833

2.32k

Number of Households

± 139

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.32k households in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK grew to $52,114 from the previous year's value of $51,887.

The following chart displays the households in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$169,100

2017 Median

± $8,260

$171,100

2016 Median

± $9,645

In 2017, the median property value in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK declined from to $169,100 from the previous year's value of $171,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

None

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

73%

2017 Homeownership

71.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73% of the housing units in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

15.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK have a shorter commute time (15.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.84% of the workforce in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    50.7%

  2. Walked

    19.2%

  3. Carpooled

    15.3%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, AK was Drove Alone (50.7%), followed by those who Walked (19.2%) and those who Carpooled (15.3%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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