Sitka Borough AK Information

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Sitka Borough Subdivisions

Sitka Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,299
Population in Households 9,044
Population in Familes 6,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,035
Average Household Income $88,748
Per Capita Income $36,209

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,118 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,585 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 772 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $362,500
Average Home Value $392,002
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,703
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,272
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.56% 0.37%
Households 0.53% 0.35%
Families 0.33% 0.23%
Median Household Income   0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.09%

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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, 2018 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 # 11 66th
Population Density # 6 83rd
Diversity Index # 10 69th
Median Household Income # 11 66th
Per Capita Income # 10 69th

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