Sitka County, Alaska Population 2022

Sitka County, Alaska's estimated population is 8,310 with a growth rate of -0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sitka County, Alaska is the 13th largest county in Alaska. The 2010 Population was 8,881 and has seen a growth of -6.43% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19606,6900.00%
19706,109-581-8.68%
19807,8031,69427.73%
19908,58878510.06%
20108,8812933.41%
20118,88430.03%
20129,0171331.50%
20138,973-44-0.49%
20148,838-135-1.50%
20158,778-60-0.68%
20168,736-42-0.48%
20178,641-95-1.09%
20188,554-87-1.01%
20198,493-61-0.71%
20208,432-61-0.72%
20218,371-61-0.72%
20228,310-61-0.73%
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Sitka County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,51964.41%
Black or African American540.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native98711.52%
Asian6557.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.16%
Some Other Race660.77%
Two or More Races1,27414.87%
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Sitka County, Alaska Population by Race

Sitka County, Alaska Population Pyramid 2022

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Sitka County, Alaska Median Age

39.1


Total

38.7


Male

40


Female

Sitka County, Alaska Adults

There are 6,744 adults, (1,388 of whom are seniors) in Sitka County, Alaska.

Sitka County, Alaska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sitka County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

4,162

48.57%

Male

4,407

51.43%

Sitka County, Alaska Population by Age

Sitka County, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sitka County, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.2%23.8%
All60.8%39.2%
Male51.2%48.8%
Female50%50%
Non Family45.1%54.9%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sitka County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5722.3360.8
Married1,7162.976.2
Male1683.8151.2
Female3302.9950
Non Family1,3581.2645.1

2.87

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Sitka County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1221.99%
9th to 12th Grade1692.76%
High School Graduate1,54925.31%
Some College1,49324.39%
Associates Degree69311.32%
Bachelors Degree1,34421.96%
Graduate Degree75112.27%
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Sitka County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sitka County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0403,9081,679
Asian461431130
2+ Races624610163
Black454510
Hispanic36228772
Native American70666555
Islander1313
Other Race3113

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 white people with a rate of 41.56%.

Sitka County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,377$55,969$39,439
Less Than 9th Grade$$56,667$16,818
High School Graduate$37,865$50,577$27,379
Some College$44,063$49,335$36,827
Bachelors Degree$53,846$59,519$50,284
Graduate Degree$67,804$74,306$47,000

$46,377

Average Earnings

$55,969

Average Male

$39,439

Average Female

Sitka County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sitka County, Alaska Language by Age

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Sitka County, Alaska Language

86.12% of Sitka County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 13.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.56% of the population.

Sitka County, Alaska Language

Sitka County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black521834.62%
Native96618919.57%
Hispanic5726311.01%
Multiple1,25013510.80%
Asian651365.53%
White5,1421532.98%
Other5NaN%

6.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.56%

Male Poverty Rate

7.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sitka County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sitka County, Alaska is Black, with 34.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sitka 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 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.34%.

Sitka County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.19%
High School10.49%
Some College3.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%

Sitka County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.67%
Male Unemployed0.69%
Female Employed3.84%
Female Unemployed15.24%

Sitka County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sitka County, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,708$93,666
Families$93,977$112,078
Married Families$108,707-
Non Families$46,702$57,398
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Income by Household Type

Sitka County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sitka County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

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Sitka 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 45-54.

Sitka County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

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Sitka County, Alaska Marital Status

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539

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War72
First Gulf War128
Vietnam207
Korea28
World War II22

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3455
35 to 5462
55 to 64142
65 to 74147
75+133

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White43410.14%
Native American455.87%
Asian244.61%
2+ Races364.65%
Hispanic6216.15%

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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0.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sitka County, Alaska Employment by Age

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Sitka County, Alaska Employment by Race

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Sitka 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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36.50%

Born in Sitka County, Alaska

90.51%

Native Born

9.49%

Foreign Born

4.32%

Non Citizen

5.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.51% of Sitka County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 36.50% having been born in Alaska. 4.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sitka 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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