Ketchikan, Alaska's estimated population is 8,289 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Ketchikan, Alaska is the 6th largest city in Alaska based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.
The population density is 2205.99 people/mi² (851.73 people/km²).
The overall median age is 38 years, 36.9 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.3 males.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.4 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.
The median income for households in Ketchikan, Alaska is $56,372, while the mean household income is $70,490.
Ketchikan Ak Demographics
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ketchikan Ak was:
85.63% of Ketchikan Ak residents speak only English, while 14.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 10.13% of the population.
Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Origin of Naturalized Citizens
Born in Alaska
Place of Birth
88.18% of Ketchikan Ak residents were born in the United States, with 41.96% having been born in Alaska. 5.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.