Petersburg County, Alaska Population 2022

Petersburg County, Alaska's estimated population is 3,332 with a growth rate of 0.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Petersburg County, Alaska is the 22nd largest county in Alaska. The 2010 Population was 3,219 and has seen a growth of 3.51% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103,2190.00%
20113,255361.12%
20123,277220.68%
20133,291140.43%
20143,261-30-0.91%
20153,253-8-0.25%
20163,26070.22%
20173,26440.12%
20183,244-20-0.61%
20193,266220.68%
20203,288220.67%
20213,310220.67%
20223,332220.66%
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Petersburg County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,20767.33%
Black or African American662.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native2256.86%
Asian47614.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.18%
Some Other Race120.37%
Two or More Races2868.72%
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Petersburg County, Alaska Population by Race

Petersburg County, Alaska Population Pyramid 2022

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Petersburg County, Alaska Median Age

48.8


Total

48.2


Male

49


Female

Petersburg County, Alaska Adults

There are 2,719 adults, (885 of whom are seniors) in Petersburg County, Alaska.

Petersburg County, Alaska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Petersburg County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

1,618

49.36%

Male

1,660

50.64%

Petersburg County, Alaska Population by Age

Petersburg County, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Petersburg County, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
Female78.2%21.8%
All70.6%29.4%
Male58.1%41.9%
Non Family45.4%54.6%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Petersburg County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2042.6670.6
Married6143.3686.8
Male434.1258.1
Female1332.9278.2
Non Family4141.3845.4

3.26

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Petersburg County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1496.00%
9th to 12th Grade1194.79%
High School Graduate83633.67%
Some College54421.91%
Associates Degree2018.10%
Bachelors Degree48619.57%
Graduate Degree1485.96%
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Petersburg County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Petersburg County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5551,512521
2+ Races12912843
Islander661
Black49478
Asian42331648
Hispanic19512410
Native American138943
Other Race66

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 33.50%.

Petersburg County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,205$44,792$29,911
Less Than 9th Grade$19,129$18,884$21,719
High School Graduate$22,112$25,662$18,984
Some College$52,222$68,333$27,308
Bachelors Degree$53,289$51,500$53,472
Graduate Degree$73,000$86,806$64,375

$34,205

Average Earnings

$44,792

Average Male

$29,911

Average Female

Petersburg County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Petersburg County, Alaska Language by Age

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Petersburg County, Alaska Language

79.38% of Petersburg County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 20.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.71% of the population.

Petersburg County, Alaska Language

Petersburg County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander6350.00%
Native2234419.73%
Black66812.12%
Multiple284175.99%
Asian473163.38%
Hispanic25483.15%
White1,978623.13%
Other3NaN%

4.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.40%

Male Poverty Rate

6.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Petersburg County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Petersburg County, Alaska is Islander, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Petersburg County, Alaska is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.39%.

Petersburg County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade5.22%
High School3.71%
Some College5.77%
Bachelors or Greater1.74%

Petersburg County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.24%
Male Unemployed7.14%
Female Employed3.93%
Female Unemployed26.67%

Petersburg County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Petersburg County, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,667$85,919
Families$76,731$103,247
Married Families$88,269-
Non Families$33,472$50,442
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Income by Household Type

Petersburg County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Petersburg County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

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Petersburg County, 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 County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

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Petersburg County, Alaska Marital Status

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280

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War36
First Gulf War30
Vietnam200
Korea2
World War II3

Petersburg County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3411
35 to 5435
55 to 6418
65 to 7492
75+124

Petersburg County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White24413.19%
Native American42.45%
2+ Races3217.49%
Hispanic31.29%

Petersburg County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Petersburg County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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1.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Petersburg County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Petersburg County, Alaska Employment by Age

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Petersburg County, Alaska Employment by Race

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Petersburg County, Alaska 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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34.17%

Born in Petersburg County, Alaska

82.40%

Native Born

17.60%

Foreign Born

7.41%

Non Citizen

10.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.40% of Petersburg County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 34.17% having been born in Alaska. 7.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Petersburg County, Alaska Place of Birth

  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

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