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Sitka City And Borough, Alaska Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,666

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 344

Female householder, no husband present : 329

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 941

Householder not living alone : 236


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 180

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 115

All other households : 3,221


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,151

Renter-occupied housing units : 515

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 145

Renter-occupied housing units : 199

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 168

Renter-occupied housing units : 161

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 468

Renter-occupied housing units : 709


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 53

$10,000 to $14,999 : 152

$15,000 to $19,999 : 154

$20,000 to $24,999 : 250

$25,000 to $29,999 : 315

$30,000 to $34,999 : 166

$35,000 to $39,999 : 82

$40,000 to $44,999 : 254

$45,000 to $49,999 : 74

$50,000 to $59,999 : 334

$60,000 to $74,999 : 311

$75,000 to $99,999 : 351

$100,000 to $124,999 : 383

$125,000 to $149,999 : 250

$150,000 to $199,999 : 215

$200,000 or more : 172


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Total : 3,934


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Occupied : 3,516

Vacant : 418


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 61

Built 2000 to 2004 : 193

Built 1990 to 1999 : 748

Built 1980 to 1989 : 794

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,045

Built 1960 to 1969 : 426

Built 1950 to 1959 : 209

Built 1940 to 1949 : 244

Built 1939 or earlier : 214


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Utility gas : 56

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 90

Electricity : 725

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 2,478

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 145

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 22

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 78

$20,000 to $24,999 : 22

$25,000 to $29,999 : 28

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 17

$40,000 to $49,999 : 58

$50,000 to $59,999 : 50

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 7

$80,000 to $89,999 : 7

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 53

$125,000 to $149,999 : 26

$150,000 to $174,999 : 109

$175,000 to $199,999 : 90

$200,000 to $249,999 : 145

$250,000 to $299,999 : 149

$300,000 to $399,999 : 483

$400,000 to $499,999 : 214

$500,000 to $749,999 : 289

$750,000 to $999,999 : 51

$1,000,000 or more : 14


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sitka City And Borough, 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 : 8

Home equity loan only : 156

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 61

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 971

Housing units without a mortgage : 736


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : $49,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $407,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $405,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $278,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $295,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $197,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $260,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $547,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $404,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska: 62.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 1.18%
  • Juvenile facilities : 5.1%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 22.75%
  • Other institutional facilities : 8.24%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Military quarters : 4.31%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 58.43%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 4 4 $644,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $644,000
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 39 39 $7,953,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $1,100,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

41 46 $9,053,000
2005        
  Single Family 28 28 $6,160,300
  Two Family 9 18 $1,579,300
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $410,700
  Five or More Family 3 21 $1,889,000
  Total

41 71 $10,039,300
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sitka City And Borough, AK): $51,901
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sitka City And Borough): $174,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sitka City And Borough): $768
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Utility Gas: 0.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.1%
Electricity: 22.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 73.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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