Sitka County, Alaska Population 2021

Sitka County, Alaska's estimated population is 8,371 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sitka County, Alaska is the 13th largest county inAlaska. The 2010 Population was 8,881 and has seen a growth of -5.74% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,371-61-0.72%
20208,432-61-0.72%
20198,493-61-0.71%
20188,554-87-1.01%
20178,641-95-1.09%
20168,736-42-0.48%
20158,778-60-0.68%
20148,838-135-1.50%
20138,973-44-0.49%
20129,0171331.50%
20118,88430.03%
20108,8812933.41%
19908,58878510.06%
19807,8031,69427.73%
19706,109-581-8.68%
19606,6900.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.72% (-61)
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State
2010 Population
8,881
Growth Since 2010
-5.74% (-510)
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Sitka County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,55464.28%
Two or More Races1,21814.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,13313.11%
Asian5796.70%
Black or African American800.93%
Some Other Race680.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.09%
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Sitka County, Alaska Population by Race

Sitka County, Alaska Population Pyramid $2021

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Sitka County, Alaska Median Age

39.5


Total

38.4


Male

40.6


Female

Sitka County, Alaska Adults

There are 6,763 adults, (1,310 of whom are seniors) in Sitka County, Alaska.

Sitka County, Alaska Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sitka County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

4,196

48.56%

Male

4,444

51.44%

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
Non Family43.1%56.9%
Male49.2%50.8%
Female58.6%41.4%
All59.3%40.7%
Married75.5%24.5%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sitka County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5472.3659.3
Married1,5572.9875.5
Non Family1,4241.2743.1
Female3673.1358.6
Male1993.9249.2

2.96

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Sitka County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1121.82%
9th to 12th Grade2133.47%
High School Graduate1,68327.38%
Some College1,44023.43%
Associates Degree64710.53%
Bachelors Degree1,24020.18%
Graduate Degree81113.20%
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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
White4,0463,9011,733
Native American82074356
2+ Races56154491
Asian429403118
Hispanic35429657
Black636113
Other Race3314
Islander77

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 42.83%.

Sitka County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,881$51,171$38,241
Less Than 9th Grade$39,500$55,809$
High School Graduate$37,661$44,766$28,191
Some College$40,401$43,156$36,779
Bachelors Degree$58,906$61,739$49,231
Graduate Degree$55,644$68,173$47,614

$43,881

Average Earnings

$51,171

Average Male

$38,241

Average Female

Sitka County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sitka County, Alaska Language by Age

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Sitka County, Alaska Language

87.59% of Sitka County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 12.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.30% of the population.

Sitka County, Alaska Language

Sitka County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,11627724.82%
White5,2022043.92%
Multiple1,18017314.66%
Hispanic5607313.04%
Asian574457.84%
Black661522.73%
Other6146.56%

8.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.45%

Male Poverty Rate

9.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sitka County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sitka County, Alaska is Native, with 24.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sitka County, Alaska is White, with 3.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.33%.

Sitka County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.42%
High School9.88%
Some College7.30%
Bachelors or Greater3.29%

Sitka County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.06%
Male Unemployed8.28%
Female Employed5.56%
Male Employed4.42%

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$73,682$90,196
Families$91,935$108,346
Married Families$107,995-
Non Families$45,682$56,962
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Income by Household Type

Sitka County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

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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593

Number of Veterans

528

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam210
Second Gulf War135
First Gulf War78
Korea30
World War II20

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74151
55 to 64132
75+120
18 to 34103
35 to 5487

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White46510.46%
Native American687.64%
Hispanic4111.08%
2+ Races395.60%
Asian183.81%
Black34.48%

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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1.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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71.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

5%

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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40.30%

Born in Sitka County, Alaska

91.61%

Native Born

8.39%

Foreign Born

3.97%

Non Citizen

4.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.61% of Sitka County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 40.30% having been born in Alaska. 3.97% 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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