Ketchikan Census Subarea AK Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Ketchikan Census Subarea, AK

The Ketchikan Census Subarea is a County Subdivision of Ketchikan Gateway Borough. The subdivision has a Z5 Census Class Code which indicates that the Ketchikan Census Subarea is a statistical county subdivision.

Also See: Ketchikan Gateway Borough Data | Cities in Ketchikan Gateway Borough | County Subdivisions in Ketchikan Gateway Borough

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Ketchikan Census Subarea Boundary Map


Ketchikan Census Subarea Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 14,015 (100%)
Population in Households 13,672 (97.6%)
Population in Families 10,406 (74.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 343 ( 2.4%)
Population Density 3
Diversity Index2 63


Median Household Income $70,277
Average Household Income $104,486
% of Income for Mortgage4 28%
Per Capita Income $41,697
Wealth Index5 92


Total HU (Housing Units) 6,777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,475 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,112 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,190 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $330,000
Average Home Value $366,216
Housing Affordability Index3 87


Total Households 5,587
Average Household Size 2.45000000000
Family Households 3,377
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.15% 0.01%
Households 0.60% 0.30%
Families   0.17%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
Owner Occupied HU   0.66%

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