Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Population 2019

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 8,689 with a growth rate of -0.90% 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
20178,689-79-0.90%
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
White5,712
American Indian and Alaska Native1,262
Two or More Races1,053
Asian608
Black or African American85
Some Other Race53
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander37

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2019

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Median Age

38.9


Total

37.5


Male

40.4


Female

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 6,833 adults, (1,225 of whom are seniors) in Sitka City and Borough, Alaska.

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

4,290

48.69%

Male

4,520

51.31%

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.9%23.1%
All56.6%43.4%
Male53%47%
Female46.2%53.8%
Non Family38.5%61.5%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5452.456.6
Married1,5253.0576.9
Non Family1,4331.2438.5
Female3853.546.2
Male2023.6253

3.06

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

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 Grade1031.67%
9th to 12th Grade2964.80%
High School Graduate1,63526.51%
Some College1,48324.04%
Associates Degree62110.07%
Bachelors Degree1,21019.62%
Graduate Degree82013.29%

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,1283,9641,690
Native American86274590
Multiple Races47142546
Asian429406137
Hispanic33429963
Black584413
Other Race4326
Islander14145

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 40.94%.

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,078$49,797$36,035
Less Than High School$43,750$44,375$43,333
High School Grad$33,810$40,972$29,107
Some College$40,500$44,592$34,073
Bachelors Degree$56,037$61,944$43,125
Graduate Degree$60,917$65,833$49,750

$42,078

Average Earnings

$49,797

Average Male

$36,035

Average Female

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Language

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Language

89.63% of Sitka City and Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 10.37% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 5.69% of the population.

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Poverty

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,23533827.37%
White5,4352474.54%
Multiple1,01415415.19%
Asian603355.80%
Hispanic538336.13%
Black711622.54%

9.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.45%

Male Poverty Rate

10.08%

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 27.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sitka City and Borough, Alaska is White, with 4.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.48%.

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.46%
High School9.35%
Some College6.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.71%
Male Unemployed6.55%
Female Employed5.39%
Male Employed4.11%

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Income

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$70,765$84,007
Families$83,889$100,123
Married Families$102,993$
Non Families$43,456$54,539

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Veterans

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Veterans by War

709

Number of Veterans

641

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam261
Second Gulf War205
First Gulf War136
World War II28
Korea9

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64210
65 to 74151
35 to 54144
18 to 34113
75+91

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White54411.86%
2 or More6811.66%
Hispanic6617.51%
Indian555.51%
Asian316.47%
Black1118.97%

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

6.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Employment Status

Sitka City and Borough, Alaska Employment by Age

70.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

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