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The Skagway CDP(1) had a population of 1,218 as of July 1, 2022. Skagway ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Skagway is located at latitude 59.4583 and longitude -135.3139 in Skagway Borough. The formal boundaries for the Skagway Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 9.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Skagway Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 39 feet.
The Skagway Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
The Skagway Census Designated Place is located within the Skagway Census Subarea of Skagway Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Skagway: Schkague, Shkagway, Skaguay, Skagwa.
|Total Population||1,218 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,186 (97.4%)|
|Population in Families||790 (64.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||32 ( 2.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$71,553|
|Average Household Income||$87,790|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||29%|
|Per Capita Income||$37,436|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||742 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||262 (35.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||257 (34.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||222 (29.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$390,141|
|Average Home Value||$401,527|
|Housing Affordability Index3||92|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.17%|
|Per Capita Income||1.77%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.08%|
The table below compares Skagway to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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.
|Total Population||# 65||82nd|
|Population Density||# 67||81st|
|Median Household Income||# 59||84th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 174||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 87||76th|
|Diversity Index||# 243||31st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.