Skagway, Alaska Population 2022

1,212
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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.

Skagway Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Skagwaywas:

  • White: 78.42%
  • Two or more races: 8.98%
  • Black or African American: 4.87%
  • Native American: 4.87%
  • Asian: 2.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Skagway, Alaska is 1,212 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,191.

Skagway, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Skagway Population by Race

Skagway Population Pyramid 2022

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Skagway Median Age

40.1


Total

40.6


Male

38.7


Female

Skagway Adults

There are 1,023 adults, (107 of whom are seniors) in Skagway.

Skagway Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

11.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Skagway Sex Ratio

Female

611

51.30%

Male

580

48.70%

Skagway Population by Age

Skagway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Skagway Household Types

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Skagway Households and Families

3.65

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Skagway Households by Type

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Skagway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Skagway Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Skagway Educational Attainment by Race

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$46,172

Average Earnings

$43,750

Average Male

$50,296

Average Female

Skagway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Skagway Language by Age

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Skagway Language

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.

Skagway Language

Skagway Poverty by Race

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6.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.21%

Male Poverty Rate

6.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Skagway

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%.

Skagway Poverty

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Skagway Poverty Rate by Education

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Skagway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Skagway Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Skagway Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Skagway Married by Age and Sex

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Skagway Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Skagway Marital Status by Race

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Skagway Marital Status

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53

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Skagway Veterans by War

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Skagway Veterans by Age

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Skagway Veterans by Race

Skagway Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Skagway Veterans by Education

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83.5%

Labor Force Participation

75.2%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Skagway Employment by Age

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Skagway Employment by Race

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Skagway Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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19.82%

Born in Skagway

90.68%

Native Born

9.32%

Foreign Born

2.43%

Non Citizen

6.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Skagway Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Skagway Population by Year