Petersburg Borough, Alaska Population 2018

Petersburg Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 3,281 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Petersburg Borough, Alaska is the 21st largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20173,28130.09%
20163,278822.57%
20163,196-67-2.05%
20153,263-2-0.06%
20143,265-22-0.67%
20133,28780.24%
20123,279260.80%
20113,253341.06%
20103,2190.00%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White2,391
Two or More Races265
American Indian and Alaska Native241
Asian143
Black or African American75
Some Other Race61
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Median Age

40.8


Total

39.3


Male

41.8


Female

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 2,445 adults, (441 of which are seniors) in Petersburg Borough, Alaska.

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

1,484

46.43%

Male

1,712

53.57%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Households and Families

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
Male73.4%26.6%
All67.9%32.1%
Female52.7%47.3%
Non Family50.2%49.8%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2372.4767.9
Married5803.0684.8
Non Family4621.2750.2
Female1313.4752.7
Male643.873.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Households

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Education

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade442.08%
9th to 12th Grade1175.53%
High School Graduate71333.71%
Some College52124.63%
Associates Degree1919.03%
Bachelors Degree38518.20%
Graduate Degree1446.81%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5531,505467
Native American14411310
Hispanic131899
Asian12410012
Multiple Races11110726
Black43386
Other Race22182
Islander135

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.07%.

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,275$56,250$29,079
Less Than High School$20,595$20,952$13,125
High School Grad$36,174$54,167$26,875
Some College$43,750$63,750$24,583
Bachelors Degree$52,353$61,071$36,250
Graduate Degree$60,750$52,031$63,125

$41,275

Average Earnings

$56,250

Average Male

$29,079

Average Female

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Language

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Language

84.29% of Petersburg Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 15.71% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.94% of the population.

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Poverty

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,1341627.59%
Hispanic3294914.89%
Native2413815.77%
Multiple2473413.77%
Other612947.54%
Black751216.00%
Asian14153.55%
Islander20420.00%

9.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.54%

Male Poverty Rate

10.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Petersburg Borough, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Petersburg Borough, Alaska is Other, with 47.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Petersburg Borough, Alaska is Asian, with 3.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.20%.

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.04%
Some College9.55%
High School6.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.44%
Male Unemployed33.85%
Female Employed7.07%
Male Employed4.26%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Income

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,940$82,803
Families$79,931$96,942
Married Families$98,000$
Non Families$32,833$56,035

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Veterans

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Veterans by War

241

Number of Veterans

231

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam80
First Gulf War33
Second Gulf War31
Korea20
World War II8

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5465
75+56
65 to 7454
55 to 6446
18 to 3420

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White20210.78%
Hispanic113.85%
Other1016.95%
Indian105.46%
2 or More75.79%
Asian64.80%
Black611.11%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

4.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Employment Status

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Employment by Age

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Employment by Race

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Employment by Education

Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990