Skagway Borough AK Information


Skagway Borough Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,044
Population in Households 1,012
Population in Familes 680
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 30


Median Household Income $75,412
Average Household Income $105,234
Per Capita Income $48,220


Total Housing Units 702 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (33.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 231 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $348,824
Average Home Value $374,367


Total Households 468
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 246
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.92% 1.51%
Households 0.86% 1.49%
Families 0.61% 1.35%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.59%


Skagway Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skagway 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 # 27 10th
Population Density # 8 76th
Diversity Index # 27 10th
Median Household Income # 9 72nd
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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