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   (County: Ketchikan Gateway Borough)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ketchikan City, Alaska give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Male:

Under 5 years : 288

5 to 9 years : 209

10 to 14 years : 185

15 to 17 years : 87

18 and 19 years : 93

20 years : 46

21 years : 34

22 to 24 years : 278

25 to 29 years : 251

30 to 34 years : 195

35 to 39 years : 269

40 to 44 years : 299

45 to 49 years : 326

50 to 54 years : 305

55 to 59 years : 323

60 and 61 years : 98

62 to 64 years : 97

65 and 66 years : 59

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 92

75 to 79 years : 73

80 to 84 years : 54

85 years and over : 6

Female:

Under 5 years : 321

5 to 9 years : 292

10 to 14 years : 192

15 to 17 years : 157

18 and 19 years : 53

20 years : 48

21 years : 54

22 to 24 years : 192

25 to 29 years : 291

30 to 34 years : 300

35 to 39 years : 162

40 to 44 years : 228

45 to 49 years : 365

50 to 54 years : 417

55 to 59 years : 267

60 and 61 years : 107

62 to 64 years : 62

65 and 66 years : 70

67 to 69 years : 28

70 to 74 years : 136

75 to 79 years : 77

80 to 84 years : 115

85 years and over : 23


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,505

Multiple ancestry : 2,428

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 59

Ancestry not reported : 648


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 7,000

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 66

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 405

Not a U.S. citizen : 169


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Total:

Under 5 years : 609

5 to 17 years : 1,122

18 to 24 years : 798

25 to 34 years : 1,037

35 to 44 years : 958

45 to 54 years : 1,413

55 to 59 years : 590

60 and 61 years : 205

62 to 64 years : 159

65 to 74 years : 401

75 years and over : 348

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 504

5 to 17 years : 736

18 to 24 years : 490

25 to 34 years : 475

35 to 44 years : 315

45 to 54 years : 356

55 to 59 years : 98

60 and 61 years : 60

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 95

75 years and over : 104

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 105

5 to 17 years : 347

18 to 24 years : 301

25 to 34 years : 477

35 to 44 years : 511

45 to 54 years : 926

55 to 59 years : 424

60 and 61 years : 112

62 to 64 years : 120

65 to 74 years : 237

75 years and over : 197

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 21

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 35

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 18

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 50

35 to 44 years : 132

45 to 54 years : 131

55 to 59 years : 68

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 29

65 to 74 years : 66

75 years and over : 47


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,612

Female : 1,631

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,774

Female : 1,983

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 41

Female : 25

Foreign born:

Male : 256

Female : 318


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence : 1,379

Born in other state in the United States : 3,366

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 157


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 803

Now married, except separated : 702

Divorced : 489

Separated : 66

Widowed : 76

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 833

Now married, except separated : 1,598

Divorced : 690

Separated : 74

Widowed : 203

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 38

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 38

Now married, except separated : 436

Divorced : 47

Separated : 16

Widowed : 37


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Speak only English : 6,232

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 76

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

German:

Speak English "very well" : 32

Speak English less than "very well" : 28

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 23

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 44

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 67

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 239

Speak English less than "very well" : 135

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 89

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 3


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Ketchikan City, Alaska

  • Other Groups: 2,738   (29.9%)
  • German: 1,212   (13.2%)
  • Irish: 889   (9.7%)
  • English: 837   (9.1%)
  • Norwegian: 700   (7.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 291   (3.2%)
  • Italian: 251   (2.7%)
  • Dutch: 250   (2.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 241   (2.6%)
  • United States Or American: 220   (2.4%)
  • Scottish: 199   (2.2%)
  • Swedish: 178   (1.9%)
  • Danish: 176   (1.9%)
  • French Canadian: 123   (1.3%)
  • Polish: 118   (1.3%)
  • Welsh: 112   (1.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 99   (1.1%)
  • European: 67   (0.7%)
  • Portuguese: 65   (0.7%)
  • Russian: 46   (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 45   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 35   (0.4%)
  • British: 28   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 22   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 21   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 19   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 18   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 12   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 11   (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Assyrian/chaldean/syriac: 9   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 7   (0.1%)
  • Icelander: 7   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 5   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 4   (0.0%)
  • Australian: 4   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Ketchikan City, Alaska is 7,640



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Ketchikan City, Alaska: 3,683
Female Population in Ketchikan City, Alaska: 3,957


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ketchikan City, Alaska: 37.3
Median Female Resident Age in Ketchikan City, Alaska: 37.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alaska is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ketchikan City, Alaska


White


Both sexes

41.4

Male

40.8

Female

42.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

39.3

Male

45.5

Female

35.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.9

Male

32.4

Female

33.4

Asian


Both sexes

40.3

Male

39.9

Female

40.6

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

31.3

Male

31.3

Female

30.5

Other


Both sexes

30.5

Male

31.5

Female

26.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.2

Male

15.1

Female

18.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.0

Male

22.9

Female

24.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.8

Male

41.3

Female

42.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Ketchikan City, Alaska


  • White: 4,902
  • African American: 34
  • American Indian: 1,107
  • Asian: 638
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 70
  • Two or More Races: 889



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Ketchikan City, Alaska citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Ketchikan City, Alaska

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1   (0.04%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 39   (1.54%)
  • 9th Grade: 32   (1.26%)
  • 10th Grade: 42   (1.66%)
  • 11th Grade: 41   (1.62%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 70   (2.77%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 923   (36.48%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 290   (11.46%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 530   (20.95%)
  • Associate Degree: 109   (4.31%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 321   (12.69%)
  • Master's Degree: 65   (2.57%)
  • Professional School Degree: 50   (1.98%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 17   (0.67%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 19   (0.75%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (0.24%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 45   (1.78%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 40   (1.58%)
  • 9th Grade: 43   (1.7%)
  • 10th Grade: 31   (1.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 67   (2.65%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 99   (3.92%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 612   (24.22%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 333   (13.18%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 470   (18.6%)
  • Associate Degree: 133   (5.26%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 416   (16.46%)
  • Master's Degree: 128   (5.07%)
  • Professional School Degree: 85   (3.36%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Ketchikan City, Alaska

  • Ketchikan Gateway Borough S.d.


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 2417 Tongass Ave #223, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 247-2109, Students: 2,365 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Ketchikan City, Alaska

  • Houghtaling Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 333 Schoenbar Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-4128, Students: 476 )

  • Schoenbar Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 333 Schoenbar Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-5138, Students: 316 )

  • Point Higgins School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 333 Schoenbar Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 247-1500, Students: 253 )

  • White Cliff Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 333 Schoenbar Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-4741, Students: 212 )

  • Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 333 Schoenbar Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-5720, Students: 165 )

  • Ketchikan Charter School


    ( Grades: KG-7, Location: 333 Schoenbar Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-8568, Students: 163 )

  • Ketchikan Correspondence


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 333 Schoenbar Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-6226, Students: 38 )

  • Naukati School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box Nki, Ketchikan, AK 99950, Phone: (907) 629-4121, Students: 20 )

  • Port Protection School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box Ppv, Ketchikan, AK 99950, Phone: (907) 489-2228, Students: 12 )

  • Kasaan School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box Kxa, Ketchikan, AK 99950, Phone: (907) 542-2217, Students: 11 )

  • Hollis School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box Hyl, Ketchikan, AK 99950, Phone: (907) 530-7108, Students: 10 )

  • Ketchikan Regional Youth Facility


    ( Grades: 5-12, Location: 333 Schoenbar Road, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-8900, Students: 7 )

  • Whale Pass School


    ( Location: Po Box Wwp, Ketchikan, AK 99950, Phone: (907) 846-5320, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Ketchikan City, Alaska

  • Ketchikan High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 333 Schoenbar Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-9815, Students: 612 )

  • Revilla Jr/sr High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 333 Schoenbar Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-6681, Students: 123 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Ketchikan City, Alaska

  • Holy Name Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 433 Jackson Street, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-2400, Students: 76 )

  • Ketchikan Christian Academy


    ( Grades: 2-12, Location: Po Box 7400, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-2891, Students: 28 )

  • Clover Pass Christian School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 105 N Pt Higgins Road N, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 247-2350, Students: 20 )

  • Gateway Christian Schools


    ( Grades: 1-12, Location: 3704 Denali Avenue, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-6489, Students: 15 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Ketchikan City, Alaska

  • Hollis Public Library


    No. 1 Hollis Chilkat Road, Ketchikan, AK 99950

  • Ketchikan Public Library


    629 Dock Street, Ketchikan, AK 99901

  • Whale Pass Community Library


    Beach Road Lot 3 Block 14, Ketchikan, AK 99950

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Ketchikan City, Alaska


  • City Of Saxman


    Route 2, Box 1 - Saxman, Ketchikan, AK 99901

  • Historic Ketchikan Inc


    Po Box 23364, Ketchikan, AK 99901

  • Oceansalaska


    Po Box 6383, Ketchikan, AK 99901

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Ketchikan City, Alaska affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Ketchikan City, Alaska.

Area Features of Ketchikan City, Alaska


Airport


(1) Bell Island Hot Springs Seaplane Base   (2) El Capitan Lodge Seaplane Base   (3) Loring Seaplane Base   (4) Naukati Bay Seaplane Base   (5) Port Alice Seaplane Base   (6) Tokeen Seaplane Base  

Area


(1) Tatoosh Rocks  

Bar


(1) Bolles Ledge   (2) Curacao Reef   (3) Desconocida Reef   (4) Fir Rock   (5) Kabanof Rocks   (6) Ohio Rock   (7) Peep Rock   (8) Pond Reef   (9) Rosa Reef   (10) Slide Reef  

Bay


(1) Anguilla Bay   (2) Bushy Point Cove   (3) Carroll Inlet   (4) Chusini Cove   (5) Clam Cove   (6) Cone Bay   (7) Convenient Cove   (8) Coon Cove   (9) Cyrus Cove   (10) Fire Cove   (11) Fitzgibbon Cove   (12) Francis Cove   (13) Gem Cove   (14) George Inlet   (15) Gnat Cove   (16) Guhao Inlet   (17) Gutchi Cove   (18) Indian Garden Bay   (19) Iphigenia Bay   (20) Jinhi Bay   (21) Kaguk Cove   (22) Kahli Cove   (23) Kaigao Cove   (24) Kaikli Cove   (25) Karheen Cove   (26) Klu Bay   (27) Knudson Cove   (28) Leask Cove   (29) Little Naukati Bay   (30) Long Arm   (31) Moser Bay   (32) Mud Bay   (33) Nagasay Cove   (34) Naha Bay   (35) Naukati Bay   (36) Neets Bay   (37) Nichin Cove   (38) Nossuk Bay   (39) Nundei Cove   (40) Port Alice   (41) Princess Bay   (42) Refuge Cove   (43) Rockfish Cove   (44) Saks Cove   (45) Salt Lake Bay   (46) Sarkar Cove   (47) Sea Otter Sound   (48) Shelter Cove   (49) Shoal Cast   (50) Shoal Cove   (51) Shrimp Bay   (52) Squam Bay   (53) Surku Cove   (54) Tonowek Bay   (55) Totem Bight   (56) Traitors Cove   (57) Tsa Cove   (58) Tunga Inlet   (59) Ward Cove   (60) Warm Chuck Inlet   (61) Yahku Cove  

Bend


(1) Tiderace  

Building


(1) Alaska Island Community Services Naukati Clinic   (2) Alaska State Troopers Ketchikan   (3) Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad   (4) Naukati Volunteer Fire Department   (5) North Tongass Volunteer Fire Department Station 6  

Cape


(1) Ahtun Point   (2) Bat Point   (3) Bay Point   (4) Betton Point   (5) Brow Point   (6) Brunn Point   (7) Bushy Point   (8) Cape Lynch   (9) Chin Point   (10) Claude Point   (11) Cod Point   (12) Curlew Point   (13) Dargun Point   (14) Dead Tree Point   (15) Dew Point   (16) Donnelly Point   (17) Dress Point   (18) Elsie Point   (19) Escape Point   (20) Fin Point   (21) Fire Point   (22) Guktu Point   (23) Hose Point   (24) Indian Point   (25) Island Point   (26) Istku Point   (27) Kaigao Point   (28) Kaishi Point   (29) Kauda Point   (30) Kinani Point   (31) Kugun Point   (32) Kussan Point   (33) Kutegi Point   (34) Kwati Point   (35) Mop Point   (36) Nigelius Point   (37) North Point   (38) Nose Point   (39) Point Desconocida   (40) Point Fitzgibbon   (41) Point Higgins   (42) Point Lees   (43) Point Swift   (44) Point Whaley   (45) Pop Point   (46) Potter Point   (47) Rock Point   (48) Sarkar Point   (49) Sharp Point   (50) Shikat Point   (51) Snipe Point   (52) Spit Point   (53) Surf Point   (54) Survey Point   (55) Tahka Point   (56) Tatoosh Point   (57) Turn Point   (58) Vallenar Point   (59) White Point  

Census


(1) Loring Census Designated Place   (2) Naukati Bay Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Behm Canal   (2) Behm Narrows   (3) Blind Pass   (4) Bocas De Finas   (5) Clover Passage   (6) Gedney Pass   (7) Hassler Pass   (8) Inside Passage   (9) Karheen Passage   (10) Launch Passage   (11) Sealed Passage   (12) Skookumchuck   (13) Tonowek Narrows   (14) Tuxekan Narrows   (15) Tuxekan Passage   (16) White Cliff Passage  

Church


(1) Clover Pass Church  

Civil


(1) Ketchikan Census Subarea   (2) Ketchikan Gateway Borough  

Cliff


(1) Tonowek Ridge   (2) White Cliff  

Dam


(1) Lake Connell Dam   (2) Lower Silvis Lake Dam   (3) Upper Silvis Lake Dam  

Falls


(1) Beaver Falls   (2) Silver Salmon Falls   (3) Sockeye Falls   (4) Wolf Pass Falls  

Flat


(1) Kladein Flats  

Gut


(1) Gedney Pass   (2) Skookumschuck  

Harbor


(1) Nossuk Anchorage  

Island


(1) Aikens Rock   (2) Anguilla Island   (3) Back Island   (4) Bell Island   (5) Betton Island   (6) Black Island   (7) Brockman Island   (8) Bug Island   (9) Bull Island   (10) Bushtop Island   (11) Cache Island   (12) Camp Island   (13) Cap Island   (14) Cedar Island   (15) Center Islets   (16) Channel Island   (17) Chapin Island   (18) Clam Island   (19) Clover Island   (20) Clump Island   (21) Cob Island   (22) Coon Island   (23) Culebra Islands   (24) Danger Island   (25) Dasani Islands   (26) Dogfish Island   (27) Dome Islets   (28) Dot Island   (29) Dove Island   (30) Eagle Island   (31) East Island   (32) El Capitan Island   (33) Elghi Island   (34) Emerald Island   (35) Epsilon Rock   (36) Esquibel Island   (37) Favorita Island   (38) Feather Rock   (39) Flat Island   (40) Fox Rock   (41) Gaohi Islands   (42) Garden Island   (43) Garita Rock   (44) Gas Rock   (45) Gedney Island   (46) Gibbs Rock   (47) Granite Island   (48) Grant Island   (49) Graveyard Island   (50) Guard Islands   (51) Gull Island   (52) Hacha Island   (53) Ham Islands   (54) Harmony Islands   (55) Hassler Island   (56) Hauti Island   (57) Heceta Island   (58) Hendida Island   (59) Hoot Island   (60) Hub Rock   (61) Hume Island   (62) Hump Island   (63) Joe Island   (64) Kassan Islands   (65) Keski Island   (66) Kleiti Islands   (67) Klinau Island   (68) Knob Island   (69) Kubanof Rock   (70) Kussu Islands   (71) Lambda Rock   (72) Losa Island   (73) Maurelle Islands   (74) Minx Islands   (75) Moser Island   (76) North Island   (77) Osten Island   (78) Owl Island   (79) Pesquera Island   (80) Phillips Rock   (81) Point Swift Rock   (82) Princesa Island   (83) Pup Island   (84) Raso Rock   (85) Revillagigedo Island   (86) Saint Philip Island   (87) San Island   (88) Sangao Island   (89) Scow Island   (90) Sigh Islands   (91) Singa Island   (92) Snipe Island   (93) Stack Island   (94) Staney Island   (95) Suhti Island   (96) Tatoosh Islands   (97) Teal Island   (98) Timbered Island   (99) Tonina Island   (100) Toza Island   (101) Trasera Island   (102) Trim Island   (103) Turtle Island   (104) Tuxekan Island   (105) Twin Islands   (106) Twocrack Island   (107) Vallenar Rock   (108) Village Rock   (109) Whale Rock   (110) White Cliff Island   (111) Wood Islands  

Lake


(1) Basin Lake   (2) Beaver Lake   (3) Bell Island Lakes   (4) Big Lake   (5) Bluff Lake   (6) Buckhorn Lake   (7) Butterball Lake   (8) Cedar Lake   (9) Chamberlain Lake   (10) Chuck Lake   (11) Claude Lake   (12) Control Lake   (13) Crooked Lake   (14) Cutthroat Lakes   (15) Ella Lake   (16) Emma Lake   (17) Gokachin Lakes   (18) Granite Lake   (19) Harriet Hunt Lake   (20) Heckman Lake   (21) Hook Lake   (22) Island Lake   (23) January Lake   (24) Jay Lake   (25) Jordan Lake   (26) Karheen Lakes   (27) Lake Bluff   (28) Lake Emery Tobin   (29) Lake Galea   (30) Lake Grace   (31) Lake Perseverance   (32) Leask Lake   (33) Long Lake   (34) Loon Lake   (35) Low Lake   (36) Lower Ella Lake   (37) Lower Wolf Lake   (38) Mahoney Lake   (39) Manzanita Lake   (40) Margaret Lake   (41) Marsh Lake   (42) Mesa Lake   (43) Mink Lake   (44) Mirror Lake   (45) Neets Lake   (46) North Saddle Lake   (47) Orchard Lake   (48) Orton Lake   (49) Patching Lake   (50) Pine Lake   (51) Roosevelt Lagoon   (52) Salt Lagoon   (53) Salt Water Lagoon   (54) Sarkar Lake   (55) Scott Lagoon   (56) Snow Lake   (57) South Saddle Lake   (58) Star Lake   (59) Swan Lake   (60) Talbot Lake   (61) Third Lake   (62) Thorne Lake   (63) Upper Ketchikan Lake   (64) Upper Mahoney Lake   (65) Upper Wolf Lake   (66) Ward Lake  

Locale


(1) Beaver Camp Cabin   (2) Beaver Falls Power House   (3) Black Bear Observation Post   (4) Eagles Nest Campground   (5) Grassy Point Picnic Area   (6) Horseshoe Hole Campground   (7) Ketchikan Rifle Range   (8) Last Chance Campground   (9) Manzanita Camp   (10) Manzanita Camp Cabin   (11) Orton Ranch   (12) Sarkar Lake Cabin   (13) Settlers Cove Campground   (14) Signal Creek Campground   (15) Staney Creek Bridge Campground   (16) Staney Creek Cabin   (17) Three C S Campground   (18) Totem Lodge   (19) Ward Lake Picnic Area   (20) White River Boy Scout Camp Historical   (21) Winter Harbor  

Mine


(1) Mahoney Mine   (2) Sealevel Mine  

Park


(1) Refuge Cove State Recreation Site   (2) Totem Bight State Historical Park   (3) Ward Lake National Recreation Area  

Populated Place


(1) Beaver Falls   (2) Bell Island Hot Springs   (3) Clover Pass   (4) Deweyville Historical   (5) Karheen Historical   (6) Loring   (7) Mud Bay   (8) Naukati Bay   (9) New Tokeen   (10) Port Alice   (11) Port Higgins   (12) Refuge Cove   (13) Tuxekan Historical   (14) Ward Cove  

Post Office


(1) Ward Cove Post Office  

Reserve


(1) Maurelle Islands Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Connell Lake   (2) Lower Silvis Lake   (3) Upper Silvis Lake  

Ridge


(1) Derrumba Ridge   (2) Slide Ridge  

Stream


(1) Beaver Creek   (2) Beaver Falls Creek   (3) Calamity Creek   (4) Carroll Creek   (5) Chuck Creek   (6) Cow Creek   (7) East Fork Tonowek Creek   (8) Emma Creek   (9) Falls Creek   (10) First Waterfall Creek   (11) Fish Creek   (12) Gokachin Creek   (13) Gunsight Creek   (14) Gutchi Creek   (15) Karheen Creek   (16) Klam Creek   (17) Klu Creek   (18) Leask Creek   (19) Licking Creek   (20) Lunch Creek   (21) Marble Creek   (22) Margaret Creek   (23) Marsh Creek   (24) Mink Creek   (25) Naha River   (26) Naukati Creek   (27) Neets Creek   (28) Orchard Creek   (29) Perseverance Creek   (30) Saks Creek   (31) Sarkar Creek   (32) Sea Level Creek   (33) Second Waterfall Creek   (34) Shaheen Creek   (35) Shoal Creek   (36) Signal Creek   (37) Silver Creek   (38) Staney Creek   (39) Tonowek Creek   (40) Traitors Creek   (41) Trollers Creek   (42) Walsh Creek   (43) Ward Creek   (44) Whipple Creek   (45) White River   (46) Wolf Creek   (47) Yatuk Creek  

Summit


(1) Bald Mountain   (2) Betton Head   (3) Brown Mountain   (4) Brush Hill   (5) Cone Peak   (6) Cove Mountain   (7) Diana Mountain   (8) Dude Mountain   (9) John Mountain   (10) Juno Mountain   (11) Kogish Mountain   (12) Mahoney Mountain   (13) Manty Mountain   (14) Mount Reid   (15) Painted Peak   (16) Pin Peak   (17) Staney Cone   (18) Thornton Mountain   (19) Timber Knob   (20) Twin Mountain   (21) Ward Mountain   (22) Whale Head  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ketchikan City, Alaska

99901 (pop. 14,030) 99950 (pop. 36)


Cities Nearby Ketchikan City, Alaska

Ketchikan Census Subarea, AK  (pop. 13,132) 1.8 Miles
Saxman City, AK  (pop. 483) 3.2 Miles
Metlakatla Cdp, AK  (pop. 1,318) 15.6 Miles
Metlakatla Indian Community Census Subarea, AK  (pop. 1,368) 15.9 Miles
Kasaan City, AK  (pop. 51) 31.9 Miles
Meyers Chuck Cdp, AK  (pop. 21) 35.9 Miles
Thorne Bay City, AK  (pop. 529) 41.7 Miles
Hollis Cdp, AK  (pop. 126) 42.3 Miles
Outer Ketchikan Census Subarea, AK  (pop. 129) 46.3 Miles
Hydaburg City, AK  (pop. 408) 46.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ketchikan City, Alaska

907





Latitude/Longitude of Ketchikan City, Alaska

Lat: 55.347669 N        Long: -131.664253 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ketchikan City, Alaska need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alaska

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
  Total Electric Industry 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
  Total Electric Industry 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
  Total Electric Industry 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
  Total Electric Industry 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
  Total Electric Industry 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
  Total Electric Industry 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
  Total Electric Industry 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
  Total Electric Industry 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
  Total Electric Industry 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
  Total Electric Industry 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
  Total Electric Industry 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
  Total Electric Industry 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84
  Total Electric Industry 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Ketchikan City, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 51   (1.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 42   (1.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 134   (3.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 331   (9.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 336   (9.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 407   (11.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 798   (21.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 346   (9.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 257   (7.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 320   (8.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 83   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 75   (2.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 280   (7.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 214   (5.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,341

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 481

In 3-person carpool : 102

In 4-person carpool : 12

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 41

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 134

Taxicab : 63

Motorcycle : 18

Bicycle : 24

Walked : 437

Other means : 89

Worked at home : 88


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 587

5 to 9 minutes : 1,190

10 to 14 minutes : 1,123

15 to 19 minutes : 342

20 to 24 minutes : 240

25 to 29 minutes : 40

30 to 34 minutes : 112

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 23

45 to 59 minutes : 27

60 to 89 minutes : 8

90 or more minutes : 50


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

With Social Security income : 899

No Social Security income : 2,878


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

With retirement income : 666

No retirement income : 3,111


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 135

$10,000 to $14,999 : 31

$15,000 to $19,999 : 25

$20,000 to $24,999 : 171

$25,000 to $29,999 : 166

$30,000 to $34,999 : 81

$35,000 to $39,999 : 89

$40,000 to $44,999 : 25

$45,000 to $49,999 : 30

$50,000 to $59,999 : 161

$60,000 to $74,999 : 232

$75,000 to $99,999 : 478

$100,000 to $124,999 : 247

$125,000 to $149,999 : 105

$150,000 to $199,999 : 107

$200,000 or more : 25


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $72,527


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Ketchikan City, Alaska

  • NEW (1250 AM; 1.0 kW; Ward Cove, AK; Owner: White Oak Broadcasting Of Alaska, Inc.)
  • NEW (1260 AM; 1.0 kW; Ward Cove, AK; Owner: White Oak Broadcasting Of Alaska, Inc.)
  • KTKN (930 AM; 5.0 kW; Ward Cove, AK; Owner: Alaska Broadcast Communications, Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Ketchikan City, Alaska

  • KRBD (105.3 FM; Ward Cove, AK; Owner: Rainbird Community Broadcasting Corp)
  • KGTW (106.7 FM; Ward Cove, AK; Owner: Alaska Broadcast Communications, Inc.)
  • KFMJ (99.9 FM; Ward Cove, AK; Owner: Tlp Communications, Inc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Ketchikan City, Alaska

  • KUBD (Channel 4; Ward Cove, AK; Owner: Ketchikan Tv, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Ketchikan City, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 533  (27.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 293  (15.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 253  (13.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 71  (3.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 329  (16.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 539  (27.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 468  (24.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 822  (42.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 14  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 20  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 5 Farms In Ketchikan City, Alaska


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ketchikan City, Alaska

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.3b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

First Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 349

Northrim Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 15

Keybank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $89m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,026

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Ketchikan City, Alaska

  • Ketchikan Waterfront Seaplane Base


    (about 0.7 miles in Ward Cove, Alaska; Airport Code: WFB)

  • Ketchikan International


    (about 2.2 miles in Ward Cove, Alaska; Airport Code: KTN)

  • Deep Bay Airport


    (about 14.7 miles in Ward Cove, Alaska; Airport Code: A36)

  • Metlakatala


    (about 15.1 miles in Metlakatla, Alaska; Airport Code: MTM)

  • Shoal Cove Airport


    (about 16.5 miles in Edna Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: HCB)

  • Loring Airport


    (about 17.6 miles in Edna Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: LRG)

  • Loring Airport


    (about 17.6 miles in Edna Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: WLR)

  • Lancaster Cove Airport


    (about 18.9 miles in Hydaburg, Alaska; Airport Code: ZXK)

  • Clover Bay Airport


    (about 19.2 miles in Hydaburg, Alaska; Airport Code: ZXN)

  • Patching Lake Airport


    (about 19.2 miles in Edna Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: FQA)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ketchikan City, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

55.85%

Carpooled

19.29%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

2.79%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.71%

Taxicab

0.66%

Motorcycle

0.18%

Bicycle

0.29%

Walked

14.22%

Other Means

2.58%

Worked At Home

3.44%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ketchikan City, Alaska, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,385

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 180

Female householder, no husband present : 543

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,320

Householder not living alone : 349


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 6

Male householder and female partner : 126

Female householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and male partner : 146

All other households : 3,489


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,028

Renter-occupied housing units : 357

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 52

Renter-occupied housing units : 128

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 228

Renter-occupied housing units : 315

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 662

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,007


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 311

$10,000 to $14,999 : 183

$15,000 to $19,999 : 138

$20,000 to $24,999 : 292

$25,000 to $29,999 : 235

$30,000 to $34,999 : 216

$35,000 to $39,999 : 185

$40,000 to $44,999 : 115

$45,000 to $49,999 : 156

$50,000 to $59,999 : 332

$60,000 to $74,999 : 389

$75,000 to $99,999 : 619

$100,000 to $124,999 : 302

$125,000 to $149,999 : 113

$150,000 to $199,999 : 142

$200,000 or more : 49


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Total : 4,028


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Occupied : 3,777

Vacant : 251


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 113

Built 2000 to 2004 : 48

Built 1990 to 1999 : 232

Built 1980 to 1989 : 714

Built 1970 to 1979 : 904

Built 1960 to 1969 : 352

Built 1950 to 1959 : 482

Built 1940 to 1949 : 310

Built 1939 or earlier : 873


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Utility gas : 40

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 64

Electricity : 952

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 2,528

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 157

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 26

No fuel used : 10


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 50

$10,000 to $14,999 : 16

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 46

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 96

$50,000 to $59,999 : 20

$60,000 to $69,999 : 6

$70,000 to $79,999 : 29

$80,000 to $89,999 : 19

$90,000 to $99,999 : 134

$100,000 to $124,999 : 41

$125,000 to $149,999 : 228

$150,000 to $174,999 : 310

$175,000 to $199,999 : 205

$200,000 to $249,999 : 243

$250,000 to $299,999 : 297

$300,000 to $399,999 : 171

$400,000 to $499,999 : 43

$500,000 to $749,999 : 16

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 47

Home equity loan only : 113

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,054

Housing units without a mortgage : 756


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ketchikan City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : $284,400

Built 2000 to 2004 : $315,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $165,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $180,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $176,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $164,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $133,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $246,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $155,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ketchikan City, Alaska: 57.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Ketchikan City, Alaska

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 35.75%
  • Juvenile facilities : 15.54%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 10.88%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Military quarters : 16.58%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 21.24%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Ketchikan City, AK): $45,802
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ketchikan City): $140,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ketchikan City): $758
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ketchikan City, Alaska

Utility Gas: 0.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.7%
Electricity: 14.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 75.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 2.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.8%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Ketchikan City, Alaska are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Ketchikan City, Alaska

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 291 $1,339,816 43 $47,044 2,544 $55,250 $18.49
Financial Administration 25 $102,464 0 $0 0 $49,183 --
Other Government Administration 8 $40,552 0 $0 0 $60,828 --
Judicial and Legal 2 $11,928 0 $0 0 $71,568 --
Police Protection - Officers 22 $125,532 0 $0 0 $68,472 --
Police - Other 10 $32,886 1 $896 64 $39,463 $14.00
Firefighters 16 $82,392 9 $6,236 550 $61,794 $11.34
Fire - Other 1 $4,892 0 $0 0 $58,704 --
Streets and Highways 28 $123,178 0 $0 0 $52,791 --
Water Transport and Terminals 8 $37,506 0 $0 0 $56,259 --
Health 29 $104,552 8 $7,886 476 $43,263 $16.57
Solid Waste Management 13 $43,516 1 $1,474 106 $40,169 $13.91
Sewerage 7 $29,380 0 $0 0 $50,366 --
Parks and Recreation 7 $24,666 2 $3,048 224 $42,285 $13.61
Water Supply 7 $46,860 0 $0 0 $80,331 --
Electric Power 36 $203,612 0 $0 0 $67,871 --
Local Libraries 7 $25,822 18 $26,196 1,026 $44,266 $25.53
Other and Unallocable 65 $300,078 4 $1,308 98 $55,399 $13.35

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Ketchikan City, Alaska

Ketchikan General Hospital Hha


     Address: 126 Washington Street, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 3/4/1993

Wrangell Medical Center Hha


     Address: P.o. Box 1081, Wrangell, Alaska 99929
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 6/11/1996

Petersburg Medical Center Home


     Address: P.o. Box 589, Petersburg, Alaska 99833
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 7/21/1987

Sitka Community Hospital Hha


     Address: 209 Moller Avenue, Sitka, Alaska 99835
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 9/26/1985

Hospitals Close To Ketchikan City, Alaska

Ketchikan General Hospital


     Address: 3100 Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Mt Edgecumbe Hospital


     Address: 222 Tongass Dr, Sitka, Alaska 99835
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Sitka Community Hospital


     Address: 209 Moller Drive, Sitka, Alaska 99835
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Ketchikan City, Alaska

Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc


     Address: 3100 Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 17
     Percent Occupied: 37%

Wrangell Medical Center Ltc


     Address: P.o. Box 1081, Wrangell, Alaska 99929
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 13
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Petersburg Medical Center Ltc


     Address: P.o. Box 589, Petersburg, Alaska 99833
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 13
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Sitka Community Hospital-ltc


     Address: 209 Moller Avenue, Sitka, Alaska 99835
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 11
     Percent Occupied: 73%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ketchikan City, Alaska

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 826 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ketchikan City, Alaska

    Retired Workers: 1,135
    Disabled Workers: 250
    Widowers Workers: 110
    Spouses Workers: 90
    Children Workers: 130


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Ketchikan City, Alaska


Charges


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,399,000
Parking Facilities: $86,000
Parks & Recreation: $325,000
Sewerage: $1,895,000
Solid Waste Management: $2,719,000
Sea And Inland Port Facilities: $7,991,000
All Other: $2,106,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $1,607,000
Electric Utilities: $13,708,000


Federal Intergovernmental


All Other: $254,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $34,000
Health & Hospitals: $1,631,000
Sewerage: $3,000
All Other: $732,000
Water Utilities: $1,000


Local Intergovernmental


All Other: $752,000


Current Operations


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, Nec: $8,150,000
Financial Administration: $2,281,000
Fire Protection: $2,766,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $277,000
Central Staff Services: $1,095,000
General Public Buildings: $227,000
Health Services - Other: $4,932,000
Regular Highways: $2,251,000
Libraries: $1,170,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,213,000
Police Protection: $3,826,000
Sewerage: $1,398,000
Solid Waste Management: $2,667,000
Sea And Inland Port Facilities: $3,015,000
General - Other: $656,000
Water Utilities: $1,907,000
Electric Utilities: $9,756,000


Construction


Sewerage: $580,000
Sea And Inland Port Facilities: $1,591,000
General: $2,530,000
Water Utilities: $663,000
Electric Utilities: $4,434,000


General


Interest On Debt: $601,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $327,000


Electric Utilities


Interest On Debt: $842,000


Tax


Property: $3,968,000
Total General Sales: $9,076,000
Other Selective Sales: $395,000
Other License: $123,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $269,000
Property Sale Other: $6,000
Interest Earnings: $1,267,000
Fines & Forfeits: $174,000
Rents: $33,000
General Revenue, Nec: $207,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $3,021,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $5,669,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $42,696,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $16,329,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,300,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,505,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $31,915,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,120,000


(updated 2006)





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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Ketchikan City, Alaska citizens.

Relocation to Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK

8.78 % of Ketchikan Gateway Borough tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,144

Alaska Average 9.33 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Prince Of Wales Oute , AK 0.52 % ($16,111 AGI )
  • Anchorage Borough , AK 0.40 % ($36,762 AGI )
  • Juneau Borough , AK 0.40 % ($50,143 AGI )

Relocation away from Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK

9.41 % of Ketchikan Gateway Borough tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $39,661

Alaska Average 9.43 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 0.59 % ($37,097 AGI )
  • Prince Of Wales Oute , AK 0.52 % ($30,889 AGI )
  • King County , WA 0.50 % ($51,231 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alaska

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alaska

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Ketchikan City, Alaska is based on over 50 years of data.

















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Ketchikan City, Alaska directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Ketchikan City, Alaska

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 37 12 0 13 13 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 17 20 15 9 15 10 9 12 8 8 7 9 4
    per 100,000 212 246 196 120 200 134 122 164 111 107 85 110 48
Robbery 11 3 3 3 2 3 1 2 3 3 2 4 1
    per 100,000 137 37 39 40 27 40 14 27 42 40 24 49 12
Assault 27 34 17 28 26 23 11 13 19 18 19 16 27
    per 100,000 337 418 222 372 346 307 149 178 263 241 232 195 325
Burglary 45 63 39 56 58 53 41 36 54 31 36 31 16
    per 100,000 561 774 510 744 772 708 555 493 748 414 439 377 193
Larceny Theft 468 480 376 437 445 425 407 367 395 350 386 284 256
    per 100,000 5,833 5,900 4,916 5,804 5,921 5,681 5,512 5,024 5,475 4,680 4,712 3,456 3,082
Vehicle Theft 53 54 32 43 33 31 28 23 24 24 18 8 6
    per 100,000 661 664 418 571 439 414 379 315 333 321 220 97 72
Arson 0 6 6 5 3 6 4 0 2 1 2 1 0
    per 100,000 0 74 78 66 40 80 54 0 28 13 24 12 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
15 15 9 10 11 9 5 7 8 7 7 7 8
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
142 151 113 135 135 129 120 107 119 102 111 81 70
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
78 83 61 73 73 69 63 57 63 54 59 44 39


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Alaska

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2,873 4,219 3,032 5,300 1,885 1,842 2,779 2,000 2,140 2,165


(updated 2014)



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