Skagway, Alaska Population 2020

1,005
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Skagway is a city located in Alaska. Skagway has a 2020 population of 1,005. Skagway is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 9.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 920 in 2010. Skagway reached it's highest population of 1,035 in 2011.

The average household income in Skagway is $83,930 with a poverty rate of 5.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,064 per month, and the median house value is $322,200. The median age in Skagway is 38.4 years, 39.4 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.3 males.

Skagway Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Skagway was:

  • White: 86.07%
  • Native American: 5.37%
  • Two or more races: 5.17%
  • Asian: 1.89%
  • Black or African American: 1.29%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Skagway, Alaska is 1,005, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,005.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 920.

Skagway, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86586.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native545.37%
Two or More Races525.17%
Asian191.89%
Black or African American131.29%
Some Other Race20.20%
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Skagway Population Pyramid 2020

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Skagway Median Age

38.4


Total

39.4


Male

37.5


Female

Skagway Adults

There are 835 adults, (109 of whom are seniors) in Skagway.

Skagway Age Dependency

38.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Skagway Sex Ratio

Female

478

47.56%

Male

527

52.44%

Skagway Households and Families

Skagway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Skagway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.5%28.5%
Female63.2%36.8%
Male57.1%42.9%
All50%50%
Non Family31.8%68.2%

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3762.2850
Non Family1921.5631.8
Married1442.971.5
Male213.157.1
Female19463.2

2.79

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Skagway Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade202.60%
9th to 12th Grade293.78%
High School Graduate17322.53%
Some College24131.38%
Associates Degree476.12%
Bachelors Degree21327.73%
Graduate Degree455.86%
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Skagway Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White664627223
Native American41394
Hispanic211711
Asian191310
Multiple Races18188
Black11114
Other Race22

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 52.63%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,333$44,018$36,719
Less Than High School$$$27,917
High School Grad$31,389$32,000$30,625
Some College$34,566$47,946$33,802
Bachelors Degree$58,594$46,667$65,083
Graduate Degree$63,750$75,500$51,250

$41,333

Average Earnings

$44,018

Average Male

$36,719

Average Female

Skagway Language

Skagway Language by Age

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Skagway Language

90.16% of Skagway residents speak only English, while 9.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.76% of the population.

Skagway Poverty

Skagway Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White837475.62%
Native5459.26%
Black13323.08%
Multiple4512.22%

5.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.88%

Male Poverty Rate

5.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Skagway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Skagway is Black, with 23.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Skagway is Multiple, with 2.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.68%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School6.12%
High School5.78%
Some College4.51%
Bachelors or Greater1.55%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed11.11%
Female Unemployed6.25%
Female Employed3.31%
Male Employed3.26%

Skagway Income

Skagway Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,500$83,930
Families$85,938$96,889
Married Families$99,167-
Non Families$51,667$66,154
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Skagway Marital Status

Skagway Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Skagway Marital Status by Race

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Skagway Veterans

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68

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War7
Korea4
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7428
35 to 5418
75+11
55 to 648
18 to 343
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Name Veterans % of Total
White658.86%
Black215.38%
Indian12.13%

Skagway Veterans by Education

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2.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Skagway Employment Status

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82.9%

Labor Force Participation

77.9%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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22.59%

Born in Alaska

93.03%

Native Born

6.97%

Foreign Born

3.78%

Non Citizen

3.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.03% of Skagway residents were born in the United States, with 22.59% having been born in Alaska. 3.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,0050.00%
20191,0050.00%
20181,00590.90%
2017996242.47%
2016972151.57%
2015957252.68%
2014932-99-9.60%
20131,031272.69%
20121,004-31-3.00%
20111,03511512.50%
20109200.00%