Petersburg Borough, Alaska Population 2020

Petersburg Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 3,145 with a growth rate of -1.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Petersburg Borough, Alaska is the 21st largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20203,145-38-1.19%
20193,183-38-1.18%
20183,221-38-1.17%
20173,259-11-0.34%
20163,270110.34%
20153,259-6-0.18%
20143,265-28-0.85%
20133,293150.46%
20123,278240.74%
20113,254351.09%
20103,2190.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.19%
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Petersburg Borough, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,34672.07%
Two or More Races3249.95%
Asian3029.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native2377.28%
Black or African American230.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.52%
Some Other Race60.18%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2020

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Median Age

41


Total

39.3


Male

42.7


Female

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 2,521 adults, (701 of whom are seniors) in Petersburg Borough, Alaska.

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

78.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

1,606

49.34%

Male

1,649

50.66%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Households and Families

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All68.3%31.7%
Male60.5%39.5%
Female60%40%
Non Family50.4%49.6%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1702.7268.3
Married5803.3583.4
Non Family4071.2950.4
Female1453.9760
Male383.6160.5

3.41

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade703.28%
9th to 12th Grade1496.98%
High School Graduate68031.85%
Some College47222.11%
Associates Degree1758.20%
Bachelors Degree46921.97%
Graduate Degree1205.62%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5251,461505
Asian21417139
Hispanic145908
Native American134806
Multiple Races989429
Islander1717
Black13122
Other Race641

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 white people with a rate of 33.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,908$59,464$30,119
Less Than High School$17,981$18,365$13,750
High School Grad$29,000$49,375$19,375
Some College$55,227$73,083$29,792
Bachelors Degree$50,486$58,036$50,040
Graduate Degree$71,875$83,542$54,688

$41,908

Average Earnings

$59,464

Average Male

$30,119

Average Female

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Language

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Language

79.70% of Petersburg Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 20.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.08% of the population.

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Poverty

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,0451155.62%
Native2355724.26%
Asian3003812.67%
Multiple320257.81%
Hispanic337154.45%
Islander171164.71%
Black23834.78%

8.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.52%

Male Poverty Rate

9.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Petersburg Borough, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Petersburg Borough, Alaska is Islander, with 64.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Petersburg Borough, Alaska is Hispanic, with 4.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.96%
Some College9.43%
High School6.03%
Bachelors or Greater1.19%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.11%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed7.14%
Male Employed0.87%

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Income

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,907$87,391
Families$78,482$102,650
Married Families$98,750-
Non Families$35,875$56,146

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

Petersburg 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.

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Veterans

262

Number of Veterans

252

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam167
First Gulf War25
Second Gulf War21
Korea12
World War II3
Age Group Veterans
75+109
65 to 7484
35 to 5438
55 to 6422
18 to 349
Name Veterans % of Total
White23912.64%
2 or More148.54%
Asian41.75%
Indian42.16%
Hispanic31.02%
Black15.26%

$Petersburg Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

0.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Petersburg Borough, Alaska Employment Status

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Petersburg 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

39.85%

Born in Alaska

88.97%

Native Born

11.03%

Foreign Born

4.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.97% of Petersburg Borough, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 39.85% having been born in Alaska. 4.98% 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
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990