Skagway is a city located in Skagway County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 1,212, it is the 59th largest city in Alaska and the 13805th largest city in the United States. Skagway is currently growing at a rate of 2.02% annually and its population has increased by 1.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,191 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Skagway has a population density of 128 people per square mile.
The average household income in Skagway is $82,391 with a poverty rate of 6.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,101 per month, and the median house value is $353,700. The median age in Skagway is 40.3 years, 40.4 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Skagwaywas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.00%.
90.87% of Skagway residents speak only English, while 9.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.08% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Skagway is White, with 7.31% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Skagway is Multiple, with 0.95% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.89%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Skagway
90.68% of Skagway residents were born in the United States, with 19.82% having been born in Alaska. 2.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.