Sitka Borough AK Information


Sitka Borough Subdivisions

Sitka Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,162
Daytime Population: Workers 6,276
Daytime Population: Residents 2,869
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,145
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 8,907
Population in Familes 6,802
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $69,466
Average Household Income $86,140
Per Capita Income $35,301


Total Housing Units 4,413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,096 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,565 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 752 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $350,073
Average Home Value $372,688


Total Households 3,661
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,244
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.43% 0.4%
Households 0.45% 0.41%
Families 0.2% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.77%


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, 2017 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 Density # 6 83rd
Diversity Index # 10 69th
Median Household Income # 12 62nd
Per Capita Income # 10 69th

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