Hoonah, AK

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Hoonah Profile


Overview

Hoonah is a tiny coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 791 people and just one neighborhood, Hoonah is the 43rd largest community in Alaska.

Occupations and Workforce

Hoonah is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hoonah is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hoonah who work in management occupations (9.64%), office and administrative support (9.09%), and personal care services (8.82%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hoonah is worth considering.

One of the nice things about Hoonah is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 12.81 minutes getting to work every day.

Even though Hoonah is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly taxis for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Hoonah Demographics

The percentage of adults in Hoonah with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.81% of adults in Hoonah have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hoonah in 2018 was $28,433, which is lower middle income relative to Alaska, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,732 for a family of four. However, Hoonah contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hoonah is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hoonah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hoonah residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Hoonah include German, Norwegian, Irish, British, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Hoonah is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Hoonah, AK HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AK* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Hoonah City School
366 Garteeni Hwy
Hoonah, AK 99829
PK-12
Pelican School
14 Chum Way
Pelican, AK 99832
KG-12
Rae C. Stedman Elementary School
303 Dolphin St
Petersburg, AK 99833
PK-05
Petersburg High School
109 Charles W St
Petersburg, AK 99833
09-12
Mitkof Middle School
500 N First St
Petersburg, AK 99833
06-08
Angoon School
500 Big Dog Salmon Way
Angoon, AK 99820
PK-12
Gustavus School
12 Gustavus Rd
Gustavus, AK 99826
KG-12
Chatham Correspondence School
500 Big Dog Salmon Way
Angoon, AK 99820
KG-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

CHATHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Alaska

(10 is best)

Better than of AK school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.8% 42.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.8% 38.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 3.8%

Educational Expenditures

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HOONAH CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Alaska

(10 is best)

Better than of AK school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 85.0% 42.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 85.0% 38.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 3.8%

Educational Expenditures

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PELICAN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Alaska

(10 is best)

Better than of AK school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 42.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 38.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 3.8%

Educational Expenditures

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