Sitka Borough AK Information

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Sitka Borough Subdivisions

Sitka Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,567
Population in Households 9,312
Population in Familes 7,109
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,805
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 2,343
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,145 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,660 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 768 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $355,259
Average Home Value $381,074
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,341
Average Household Income $86,300
Per Capita Income $35,167
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.2% 0.88%
Households 1.14% 0.84%
Families 0.93% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Sitka Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sitka Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 62nd
Population Density1 # 6 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 10 66th
Median Household Income # 12 62nd
Per Capita Income # 9 72nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.