Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Population 2018

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 8,689 with a growth rate of -2.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sitka City and Borough, Alaska is the 12th largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,689-232-2.60%
20168,9211531.74%
20168,768-18-0.20%
20158,786-58-0.66%
20148,844-118-1.32%
20138,962-60-0.67%
20129,0221341.51%
20118,88850.06%
20108,8832953.44%
19908,58878510.06%
19807,8031,69427.73%
19706,109-581-8.68%
19606,6900.00%

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,744
American Indian and Alaska Native1,206
Two or More Races1,045
Asian616
Black or African American195
Some Other Race82
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander33

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

Sitka City and 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

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Median Age

39.1


Total

38.2


Male

40.2


Female

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 6,914 adults, (1,178 of which are seniors) in Sitka City and Borough, Alaska.

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

4,357

48.84%

Male

4,564

51.16%

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Households and Families

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
Male71.9%28.1%
All55.9%44.1%
Non Family37.9%62.1%
Female35.8%64.2%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5042.4655.9
Married1,5533.2275.9
Non Family1,4611.2437.9
Female3443.5635.8
Male1464.0171.9

3.18

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Households

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Education

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1432.27%
9th to 12th Grade3205.08%
High School Graduate1,61725.68%
Some College1,62725.84%
Associates Degree5528.77%
Bachelors Degree1,14818.23%
Graduate Degree88914.12%

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,1713,9771,701
Native American84672576
Multiple Races46943154
Asian437392106
Hispanic36631549
Black13211858
Other Race78442
Islander13134

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 43.94%.

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,872$49,722$35,046
Less Than High School$42,109$52,549$36,250
High School Grad$31,918$40,286$26,315
Some College$40,089$45,905$30,758
Bachelors Degree$55,109$60,991$47,500
Graduate Degree$59,688$64,250$51,150

$41,872

Average Earnings

$49,722

Average Male

$35,046

Average Female

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Language

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Language

88.61% of Sitka City and Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 11.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 5.89% of the population.

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Poverty

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,4793195.82%
Native1,18827022.73%
Multiple1,03113212.80%
Black1783519.66%
Asian615325.20%
Hispanic550254.55%

9.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.71%

Male Poverty Rate

9.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sitka City and Borough, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sitka City and Borough, Alaska is Native, with 22.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sitka City and Borough, Alaska is Hispanic, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.16%.

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.05%
High School10.83%
Some College5.59%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.69%
Male Unemployed6.29%
Female Employed4.68%
Male Employed4.40%

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Income

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$70,160$82,734
Families$82,301$99,030
Married Families$102,148$
Non Families$44,440$54,961

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Marriage

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

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Veterans

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Veterans by War

703

Number of Veterans

645

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam231
Second Gulf War170
First Gulf War108
World War II25
Korea9

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54197
55 to 64193
65 to 74138
75+91
18 to 3484

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White51311.12%
2 or More7011.76%
Hispanic6116.05%
Indian565.98%
Black4936.84%
Asian153.07%

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Employment Status

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Employment by Age

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Employment by Race

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Sitka City and Borough, Alaska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sitka88818830-51-0.57%
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