Sitka County, Alaska Population 2024

8,326

Sitka County, Alaska's estimated 2024 population is 8,326 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sitka County, Alaska is the 11th largest county in Alaska. The 2010 population was 8,880 and has seen a growth of -6.24% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,186-28-0.34%
20288,214-28-0.34%
20278,242-28-0.34%
20268,270-28-0.34%
20258,298-28-0.34%
20248,326-28-0.34%
20238,354-28-0.33%
20228,382-28-0.33%
20218,410-15-0.18%
20208,425-76-0.89%
20198,501-54-0.63%
20188,555-85-0.98%
20178,640-104-1.19%
20168,744-45-0.51%
20158,789-56-0.63%
20148,845-135-1.5%
20138,980-42-0.47%
20129,0221341.51%
20118,88880.09%
20108,880
19908,58878510.06%
19807,8031,69427.73%
19706,109-581-8.68%
19606,690-1,496-18.28%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.34% (-28)
County Website
Sitka County
State
Alaska
2010 Population
8,880
Area
2870 mi²
Density
3 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-6.24% (-554)

Sitka County, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,26962.27%
Two or more races1,48217.51%
Native American7939.37%
Asian6677.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1031.22%
Other race901.06%
Black or African American580.69%
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Black or African American

Sitka County, Alaska Population by Race

Sitka County, Alaska Population Pyramid 2024

Sitka County, Alaska Median Age

39.5

Total

38.8

Male

40.4

Female

Sitka County, Alaska Adults

There are 6,753 adults, (1,375 of whom are seniors) in Sitka County, Alaska.

Sitka County, Alaska Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sitka County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female4,04247.77%
Male4,42052.23%

Sitka County, Alaska Population by Age

Sitka County, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4592.3664.535.5
Married1,7432.9377.822.2
Non Family1,2781.344852
Female3192.6854.245.8
Male1194.1673.926.1
showing: 5 rows

2.87

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sitka County, Alaska Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sitka County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sitka County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 85.37%.

Sitka County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,672

Average Earnings

$58,788

Average Male

$45,825

Average Female

Sitka County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sitka County, Alaska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sitka County, Alaska Language

85.08% of Sitka County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 14.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.75% of the population.

Sitka County, Alaska Language

Sitka County, Alaska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,9512565.17%
Native76615520.23%
Multiple1,4521389.5%
Hispanic6177411.99%
Asian66791.35%
Other8478.33%
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6.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.61%

Male Poverty Rate

8.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sitka County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sitka County, Alaska is Native, with 20.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sitka County, Alaska is Asian, with 1.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.14%.

Sitka County, Alaska Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.38%
High School9.05%
Some College4.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%
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Sitka County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed27.83%
Male Unemployed9.57%
Female Employed4.79%
Male Employed4.27%
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Sitka County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sitka County, Alaska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sitka County, Alaska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sitka County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Sitka County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sitka County, Alaska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

533

Number of Veterans

476

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by War

count

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Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sitka County, Alaska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Sitka County, Alaska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sitka County, Alaska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sitka County, Alaska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

32.29%

Born in Sitka County, Alaska

89.92%

Native Born

10.08%

Foreign Born

5.94%

Non Citizen

4.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.92% of Sitka County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 32.29% having been born in Alaska. 5.94% 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

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