is a city located in Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska
. As of the 2000
census, the population of the city is 860.
Geography\nHoonah is located at 58°6'34" North, 135°26'11" West (58.109435, -135.436349)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 22.5 km²
). 17.1 km² (6.6 mi²) of it is land and 5.4 km² (2.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 24.05% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 860 people, 300 households, and 215 families residing in the city. The population density
is 50.2/km² (130.2/mi²). There are 348 housing units at an average density of 20.3/km² (52.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 28.72% White
, 0.23% Black
or African American
, 60.58% Native American
, 0.12% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander
, 0.81% from other races
, and 9.53% from two or more races. 3.60% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 300 households out of which 33.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% are married couples living together, 12.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% are non-families. 22.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.83 and the average family size is 3.34.
In the city the population is spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 112.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 115.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $39,028, and the median income for a family is $45,125. Males have a median income of $37,083 versus $23,958 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,097. 16.6% of the population and 14.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.1% are under the age of 18 and 10.4% are 65 or older.