Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Population 2020

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 13,990 with a growth rate of 0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska is the 7th largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202013,990360.26%
201913,954360.26%
201813,918360.26%
201713,8821681.23%
201613,71480.06%
201513,706-95-0.69%
201413,801850.62%
201313,716-7-0.05%
201213,723580.42%
201113,665990.73%
201013,566-262-1.89%
199013,8282,51222.20%
198011,3161,27512.70%
197010,041-29-0.29%
196010,0700.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.26%
State
County Seat

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,21966.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,01314.58%
Two or More Races1,2599.12%
Asian1,0627.69%
Some Other Race1431.04%
Black or African American1030.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.04%

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2020

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Median Age

39.6


Total

39.3


Male

39.9


Female

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 10,724 adults, (1,950 of whom are seniors) in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

6,744

48.86%

Male

7,060

51.14%

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Households and Families

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
All60.8%39.2%
Male58.9%41.1%
Non Family42.6%57.4%
Female42.2%57.8%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3272.5460.8
Married2,5123.1579.4
Non Family1,9301.3442.6
Female5883.542.2
Male2973.2158.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1901.98%
9th to 12th Grade5115.33%
High School Graduate2,86529.91%
Some College2,87029.96%
Associates Degree8018.36%
Bachelors Degree1,63217.04%
Graduate Degree7117.42%

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,6256,2541,784
Native American1,2121,04989
Asian763685266
Multiple Races55252486
Hispanic391351110
Other Race1087213
Black888417
Islander444

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,100$47,896$33,621
Less Than High School$30,536$36,616$20,000
High School Grad$33,125$41,085$25,045
Some College$41,677$49,727$33,382
Bachelors Degree$48,272$60,089$45,485
Graduate Degree$70,125$74,900$63,672

$41,100

Average Earnings

$47,896

Average Male

$33,621

Average Female

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Language

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Language

89.52% of Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 10.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.39% of the population.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Poverty

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,7136978.00%
Native1,94943722.42%
Multiple1,24319515.69%
Hispanic69210014.45%
Black952930.53%
Asian1,062191.79%
Other143149.79%

10.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.53%

Male Poverty Rate

10.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska is Black, with 30.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska is Asian, with 1.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.89%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.07%
High School11.26%
Some College6.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.33%
Female Unemployed23.12%
Female Employed5.22%
Male Employed3.70%

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Income

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$70,356$86,145
Families$85,295$100,848
Married Families$101,875$116,216
Non Families$41,008$54,565

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Veterans

1,091

Number of Veterans

971

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam414
Second Gulf War200
First Gulf War184
Korea61
World War II39
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74344
35 to 54274
75+206
55 to 64185
18 to 3482
Name Veterans % of Total
White87911.98%
Indian1228.43%
2 or More517.62%
Hispanic347.94%
Asian141.61%
Black1314.77%
Other1211.01%

$Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

3.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Employment Status

70%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

42.27%

Born in Alaska

91.60%

Native Born

8.40%

Foreign Born

3.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.60% of Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 42.27% having been born in Alaska. 3.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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