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Sitka City and Borough, AK


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American Communities Project County Type (2023): Military Posts

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2022 population: 8,382   ( 499 from 2010)
Land area: 2870.0 square miles
Population density: 2.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:5,056 60.32% 10.4%
Black:830.99% 93.0%
Indian:1,17514.02% 18.5%
Asian:6928.26% 28.6%
2+ races:7268.66% 5.6%
Hispanic:6507.75% 48.7%
Total non-White:3,32639.68% 2.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:196 11.6
Deaths:1398.2
Net Migration: -183-10.8
Net Immigration: 643.8
Change in White population:-585 -6.6
Change in Non-White pop.:86 1.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
8,881
5,64163.52%
430.48%
1,44216.24%
5386.06%
7698.66%
4374.92%
3,24036.48%

2000
8,835
5,92767.09%
240.27%
1,59718.08%
3604.07%
6207.02%
2903.28%
2,90832.91%

1990
8,588
6,26872.99%
370.43%
1,82821.29%
3033.53%
n/a
1521.77%
2,32027.01%

1980
7,803
5,74773.65%
300.38%
1,62320.80%
2353.01%
n/a
1411.81%
2,05626.35%

1970
6,109
4,56374.69%
360.59%
1,15718.94%
2714.44%
n/a
641.05%
1,546 25.31%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
1,116 12.6
4555.1
-769-8.7
520.6
-286 -3.2
332 3.8
1990's
NumberRate
1,301 15.1
4355.1
-1,529-17.8
1271.5
-341 -4.0
588 6.8
1980's
NumberRate
1,687 21.6
443 5.7
0 0.0
n/a
521 6.7
264 3.4
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
0 0.0
n/a
1,184 19.4
510 8.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Sitka City and Borough, AK

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
39.5
1,709 20.4%
6,673 79.6%
1,375 16.4%
3,459
2.36
2,181 63.1%
1,743 79.9%
146 6.7%
1,278 36.9%

2010
NumberPercent
38.2
2,090 23.5%
6,791 76.5%
1,008 11.4%
3,545
2.43
2,211 62.4%
1,614 73.0%
226 10.2%
1,334 37.6%

2000
NumberPercent
35.6
2,369 26.8%
6,466 73.2%
672 7.6%
3,281
2.61
2,245 68.4%
1,782 79.4%
191 8.5%
1,036 31.6%

1990
NumberPercent
30.3
2,618 30.5%
5,970 69.5%
472 5.5%
2,933
2.81
2,092 71.3%
1,670 79.8%
158 7.6%
841 28.7%

1980
NumberPercent
26.4
2,530 32.4%
5,273 67.6%
351 4.5%
2,467
3.01
1,889 76.6%
1,610 85.2%
121 6.4%
578 23.4%

2022 Housing Data for Sitka City and Borough, AK

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units4,138 
Median Value$424,700 
Occupied3,45983.6%
Vacant67916.4%
Owned2,23164.5%
Rented1,22835.5%
Median Rent$1,309 
Single-Family Units2,32756.2%
    Detached2,07450.1%
    Attached2536.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units45110.9%
Mobile Homes4029.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Sitka City and Borough, AK

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,000722.1%
$10,000 to $14,999762.2%
$15,000 to $19,9991193.4%
$20,000 to $24,999631.8%
$25,000 to $29,999872.5%
$30,000 to $34,999782.3%
$35,000 to $39,9991494.3%
$40,000 to $44,9991103.2%
$45,000 to $49,999671.9%
$50,000 to $59,9992487.2%
$60,000 to $74,9992236.4%
$75,000 to $99,99959517.2%
$100,000 to $124,99959917.3%
$125,000 to $149,9992968.6%
$150,000 to $199,99935310.2%
$200,000 or more3249.4%
Median Household Income95,261 
Per Capita Income43,964 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state94 
Compared to U.S.101 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1012.9%
Public Assistance1955.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps3329.6%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed3,64670.8%
Unemployed1843.6%
In Armed Forces3406.6%
Total Labor Force4,17081.0%
Not in Labor Force97919.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 22.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector90196048.4%
Non-Profit22438836.6%
Self-Employed48428662.9%
Local Government23521352.5%
State Government15318145.8%
Federal Government19514257.9%
Total Private + Self1,3851,24652.6%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.80792446.6%
Total2,1922,17050.3%
Pct. Govt.25.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts74817.1%
Sales and Office Occupations99322.6%
Professional, Technical1,03823.7%
Service Occupations69915.9%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1914.4%
All others90920.7%
White Collar 63.3%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance97122.1%
Retail trade51811.8%
Public administration45010.3%
Manufacturing3287.5%
Educational services3187.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2676.1%
Transportation and warehousing2575.9%
Construction2385.4%
Other services2345.3%
Accommodation and food services2315.3%
Professional, scientific, technical1383.1%
Finance and insurance1202.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation972.2%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.541.2%
Wholesale trade390.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing390.9%
Information370.8%
Management180.4%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction180.4%
Utilities150.3%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Sitka City and Borough, AK

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican4084.82%
Puerto Rican510.60%
Cuban340.40%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American240.28%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan240.28%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American140.17%
Argentinean20.02%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian30.04%
Uruguayan90.11%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic951.12%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino5636.65%
Japanese320.38%
Indian290.34%
Korean160.19%
Chinese120.14%
Vietnamese40.05%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English6,86185.1%
Spanish4575.7%
Tagalog3984.9%
Other Asian1341.7%
Other881.1%
German, other Germanic450.6%
French, Haitian, Cajun270.3%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic200.2%
Other Indo-European180.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German1,42516.8%
Irish1,18914.1%
English87110.3%
Norwegian3834.5%
American2883.4%
French2833.3%
Italian2523.0%
Polish1932.3%
Scottish1782.1%
British1712.0%
Swedish1682.0%
European1471.7%
Scandinavian1141.3%
Dutch971.1%
Russian851.0%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen7,95994.1%
Not a citizen5035.9%
Native7,60989.9%
Foreign-born85310.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Sitka City and Borough, AK

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
122 2.0%168 2.8%1,564 25.8%2,141 35.3%1,391 22.9%685 11.3%
  Average years of education: 13.9
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 122 2.0%
9-12 Years 168 2.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 1,564 25.8%
Some College 2,141 35.3%
Bach. Degree 1,391 22.9%
Grad Degree 685 11.3%
Average years of education: 13.9

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Sitka City and Borough, AK

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 4,498 4,263 235 5.2% 7.3%
1991 4,477 4,219 258 5.8% 8.3%
1992 4,615 4,346 269 5.8% 8.9%
1993 4,717 4,427 290 6.1% 7.8%
1994 4,807 4,328 479 10.0% 7.6%
1995 4,588 4,303 285 6.2% 7.3%
1996 4,507 4,219 288 6.4% 7.4%
1997 4,510 4,249 261 5.8% 6.9%
1998 4,318 4,073 245 5.7% 6.3%
1999 4,327 4,100 227 5.2% 6.4%
2000 4,458 4,245 213 4.8% 6.3%
2001 4,477 4,266 211 4.7% 6.3%
2002 4,621 4,353 268 5.8% 7.2%
2003 4,676 4,390 286 6.1% 7.7%
2004 4,589 4,300 289 6.3% 7.4%
2005 4,738 4,473 265 5.6% 6.9%
2006 4,671 4,419 252 5.4% 6.6%
2007 4,628 4,394 234 5.1% 6.3%
2008 4,612 4,354 258 5.6% 6.5%
2009 4,641 4,343 298 6.4% 8.0%
2010 4,556 4,258 298 6.5% 8.2%
2011 4,611 4,323 288 6.2% 7.8%
2012 4,627 4,362 265 5.7% 7.2%
2013 4,601 4,348 253 5.5% 7.0%
2014 4,669 4,435 234 5.0% 6.7%
2015 4,591 4,387 204 4.4% 6.3%
2016 4,373 4,179 194 4.4% 6.6%
2017 4,456 4,268 188 4.2% 6.5%
2018 4,382 4,216 166 3.8% 5.9%
2019 4,419 4,258 161 3.6% 5.4%
2020 4,132 3,847 285 6.9% 7.8%
2021 4,457 4,252 205 4.6% 6.4%
2022 4,529 4,404 125 2.8% 4.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com