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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ketchikan Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Male:

Under 5 years : 420

5 to 9 years : 441

10 to 14 years : 419

15 to 17 years : 302

18 and 19 years : 144

20 years : 61

21 years : 109

22 to 24 years : 344

25 to 29 years : 432

30 to 34 years : 326

35 to 39 years : 334

40 to 44 years : 579

45 to 49 years : 620

50 to 54 years : 531

55 to 59 years : 495

60 and 61 years : 232

62 to 64 years : 150

65 and 66 years : 140

67 to 69 years : 87

70 to 74 years : 136

75 to 79 years : 147

80 to 84 years : 60

85 years and over : 28

Female:

Under 5 years : 484

5 to 9 years : 512

10 to 14 years : 412

15 to 17 years : 306

18 and 19 years : 111

20 years : 115

21 years : 66

22 to 24 years : 225

25 to 29 years : 434

30 to 34 years : 377

35 to 39 years : 417

40 to 44 years : 537

45 to 49 years : 575

50 to 54 years : 559

55 to 59 years : 498

60 and 61 years : 201

62 to 64 years : 116

65 and 66 years : 88

67 to 69 years : 71

70 to 74 years : 194

75 to 79 years : 136

80 to 84 years : 138

85 years and over : 23


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 7,606

Multiple ancestry : 4,344

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 213

Ancestry not reported : 969


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 12,176

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 141

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 583

Not a U.S. citizen : 232


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Total:

Under 5 years : 904

5 to 17 years : 2,392

18 to 24 years : 1,175

25 to 34 years : 1,569

35 to 44 years : 1,867

45 to 54 years : 2,285

55 to 59 years : 993

60 and 61 years : 433

62 to 64 years : 266

65 to 74 years : 716

75 years and over : 532

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 740

5 to 17 years : 1,679

18 to 24 years : 653

25 to 34 years : 575

35 to 44 years : 619

45 to 54 years : 592

55 to 59 years : 175

60 and 61 years : 102

62 to 64 years : 51

65 to 74 years : 159

75 years and over : 131

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 161

5 to 17 years : 619

18 to 24 years : 458

25 to 34 years : 841

35 to 44 years : 1,088

45 to 54 years : 1,551

55 to 59 years : 740

60 and 61 years : 270

62 to 64 years : 176

65 to 74 years : 463

75 years and over : 333

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 32

18 to 24 years : 31

25 to 34 years : 35

35 to 44 years : 20

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 5

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 17 years : 62

18 to 24 years : 33

25 to 34 years : 118

35 to 44 years : 140

45 to 54 years : 142

55 to 59 years : 78

60 and 61 years : 46

62 to 64 years : 39

65 to 74 years : 91

75 years and over : 63


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,627

Female : 2,849

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 3,448

Female : 3,252

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 95

Female : 46

Foreign born:

Male : 367

Female : 448


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Born in state of residence : 2,870

Born in other state in the United States : 6,130

Native: born outside the United States : 46

Foreign born : 285


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,291

Now married, except separated : 1,214

Divorced : 727

Separated : 112

Widowed : 94

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,062

Now married, except separated : 3,577

Divorced : 976

Separated : 218

Widowed : 286

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 17

Now married, except separated : 58

Divorced : 39

Separated : 0

Widowed : 5

Foreign born:

Never married : 38

Now married, except separated : 601

Divorced : 47

Separated : 16

Widowed : 66


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 11,032

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 99

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 64

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 36

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 56

Speak English less than "very well" : 47

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" : 10

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" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 67

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 264

Speak English less than "very well" : 184

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 189

Speak English less than "very well" : 1

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

  • Other Groups: 3,879   (24.6%)
  • German: 2,540   (16.1%)
  • English: 1,631   (10.4%)
  • Irish: 1,458   (9.3%)
  • Norwegian: 1,220   (7.8%)
  • United States Or American: 725   (4.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 561   (3.6%)
  • Italian: 481   (3.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 374   (2.4%)
  • Scottish: 364   (2.3%)
  • Swedish: 350   (2.2%)
  • Dutch: 314   (2.0%)
  • Polish: 225   (1.4%)
  • Danish: 219   (1.4%)
  • French Canadian: 208   (1.3%)
  • Welsh: 169   (1.1%)
  • Finnish: 152   (1.0%)
  • Scandinavian: 111   (0.7%)
  • European: 95   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 79   (0.5%)
  • Portuguese: 76   (0.5%)
  • British: 62   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 60   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 44   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 43   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 42   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 39   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 31   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 22   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 20   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 12   (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 11   (0.1%)
  • Assyrian/chaldean/syriac: 9   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 7   (0.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 7   (0.0%)
  • Icelander: 7   (0.0%)
  • Slovene: 6   (0.0%)
  • Arab: 5   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 4   (0.0%)
  • Australian: 4   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska is 13,132



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska: 6,537
Female Population in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska: 6,595


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska: 38.2
Median Female Resident Age in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska: 38.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alaska is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska


White


Both sexes

42.2

Male

41.9

Female

42.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

39.3

Male

45.5

Female

34.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

33.0

Male

32.1

Female

34.0

Asian


Both sexes

39.4

Male

38.5

Female

40.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

31.3

Male

31.5

Female

25.5

Other


Both sexes

32.8

Male

32.8

Female

33.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.9

Male

17.0

Female

18.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.5

Male

22.3

Female

27.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.6

Male

42.4

Female

42.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska


  • White: 9,331
  • African American: 34
  • American Indian: 1,726
  • Asian: 774
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 131
  • Two or More Races: 1,136



(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 Gateway Borough, Alaska citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.09%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1   (0.02%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 69   (1.52%)
  • 9th Grade: 71   (1.57%)
  • 10th Grade: 81   (1.79%)
  • 11th Grade: 83   (1.83%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 108   (2.38%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,573   (34.68%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 494   (10.89%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 900   (19.84%)
  • Associate Degree: 323   (7.12%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 566   (12.48%)
  • Master's Degree: 147   (3.24%)
  • Professional School Degree: 99   (2.18%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 17   (0.37%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 19   (0.43%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (0.22%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 45   (1.01%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 57   (1.28%)
  • 9th Grade: 79   (1.77%)
  • 10th Grade: 44   (0.99%)
  • 11th Grade: 104   (2.33%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 157   (3.52%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,100   (24.65%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 649   (14.54%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 918   (20.57%)
  • Associate Degree: 296   (6.63%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 723   (16.2%)
  • Master's Degree: 147   (3.29%)
  • Professional School Degree: 115   (2.58%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Ketchikan Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, Alaska.

Area Features of Ketchikan Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, Alaska

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


Counties Nearby Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK  (pop. 13,132) 0.0 Miles
Prince Of Wales-outer Ketchikan Census Area, AK  (pop. 6,146) 40.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

907





Latitude/Longitude of Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Lat: 55.354938 N        Long: -131.620295 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ketchikan Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 101   (1.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 90   (1.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 271   (4.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 538   (8.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 748   (11.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,024   (15.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,443   (21.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 577   (8.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 420   (6.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 464   (7.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 143   (2.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 89   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 427   (6.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 338   (5.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,020

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 976

In 3-person carpool : 149

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 : 82

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 : 521

Other means : 259

Worked at home : 238


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 808

5 to 9 minutes : 1,367

10 to 14 minutes : 1,553

15 to 19 minutes : 808

20 to 24 minutes : 773

25 to 29 minutes : 249

30 to 34 minutes : 563

35 to 39 minutes : 12

40 to 44 minutes : 23

45 to 59 minutes : 39

60 to 89 minutes : 13

90 or more minutes : 50


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 1,327

No Social Security income : 4,635


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 1,142

No retirement income : 4,820


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 138

$10,000 to $14,999 : 44

$15,000 to $19,999 : 95

$20,000 to $24,999 : 181

$25,000 to $29,999 : 178

$30,000 to $34,999 : 193

$35,000 to $39,999 : 158

$40,000 to $44,999 : 116

$45,000 to $49,999 : 141

$50,000 to $59,999 : 307

$60,000 to $74,999 : 422

$75,000 to $99,999 : 869

$100,000 to $124,999 : 457

$125,000 to $149,999 : 215

$150,000 to $199,999 : 214

$200,000 or more : 81


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $73,288


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 963  (26.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 434  (12.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 478  (13.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 137  (3.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 750  (20.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,040  (30.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 760  (22.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,456  (42.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 21  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 27  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Employed: 7,571
Unemployed: 500



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 32.0%
  • Other: 68%



Water Usage In Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Ground Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 6.67 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 6.67 Mgal/d





There are 20 Farms In Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ketchikan Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, Alaska

  • Ketchikan Waterfront Seaplane Base


    (about 1.9 miles in Ward Cove, Alaska; Airport Code: WFB)

  • Ketchikan International


    (about 3.8 miles in Ward Cove, Alaska; Airport Code: KTN)

  • Deep Bay Airport


    (about 14.3 miles in Ward Cove, Alaska; Airport Code: A36)

  • Shoal Cove Airport


    (about 14.8 miles in Edna Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: HCB)

  • Metlakatala


    (about 15.4 miles in Metlakatla, Alaska; Airport Code: MTM)

  • Loring Airport


    (about 17.1 miles in Edna Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: WLR)

  • Loring Airport


    (about 17.1 miles in Edna Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: LRG)

  • Patching Lake Airport


    (about 18.2 miles in Edna Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: FQA)

  • Lancaster Cove Airport


    (about 20.7 miles in Hydaburg, Alaska; Airport Code: ZXK)

  • Clover Bay Airport


    (about 21.0 miles in Hydaburg, Alaska; Airport Code: ZXN)

  • Chomondely Sound Airport


    (about 21.0 miles in Hydaburg, Alaska; Airport Code: ZXH)

  • Annette Island


    (about 22.1 miles in Metlakatla, Alaska; Airport Code: ANN)

  • Babe Islands Airport


    (about 22.5 miles in Hydaburg, Alaska; Airport Code: FQX)

  • Dolomi Airport


    (about 23.3 miles in Hydaburg, Alaska; Airport Code: DLO)

  • Marguerite Bay Airport


    (about 23.8 miles in Edna Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: RTE)

  • Dora Bay Airport


    (about 24.9 miles in Hydaburg, Alaska; Airport Code: DOF)

  • Polk Inlet Airport


    (about 26.4 miles in Hydaburg, Alaska; Airport Code: POQ)

  • Manzanita Lake Airport


    (about 26.5 miles in Edna Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: FQO)

  • Reid Cove Airport


    (about 26.6 miles in Hydaburg, Alaska; Airport Code: ZXL)

  • Saltery Cove Airport


    (about 28.1 miles in Ketchikan, Alaska; Airport Code: ZXM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

60.75%

Carpooled

20.68%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.52%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.66%

Taxicab

0.42%

Motorcycle

0.10%

Bicycle

0.30%

Walked

8.63%

Other Means

2.64%

Worked At Home

4.30%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ketchikan Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,644

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 362

Female householder, no husband present : 803

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,703

Householder not living alone : 450


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 6

Male householder and female partner : 206

Female householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and male partner : 177

All other households : 5,563


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,024

Renter-occupied housing units : 620

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 189

Renter-occupied housing units : 173

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 399

Renter-occupied housing units : 404

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,020

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,133


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 365

$10,000 to $14,999 : 229

$15,000 to $19,999 : 204

$20,000 to $24,999 : 347

$25,000 to $29,999 : 290

$30,000 to $34,999 : 366

$35,000 to $39,999 : 289

$40,000 to $44,999 : 176

$45,000 to $49,999 : 276

$50,000 to $59,999 : 536

$60,000 to $74,999 : 667

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,010

$100,000 to $124,999 : 589

$125,000 to $149,999 : 244

$150,000 to $199,999 : 222

$200,000 or more : 152


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Total : 6,623


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Occupied : 5,962

Vacant : 661


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 115

Built 2000 to 2004 : 148

Built 1990 to 1999 : 730

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,339

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,629

Built 1960 to 1969 : 551

Built 1950 to 1959 : 682

Built 1940 to 1949 : 445

Built 1939 or earlier : 984


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Utility gas : 84

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 92

Electricity : 1,036

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 4,314

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 400

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 26

No fuel used : 10


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, 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 : 49

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 10

$40,000 to $49,999 : 101

$50,000 to $59,999 : 20

$60,000 to $69,999 : 6

$70,000 to $79,999 : 39

$80,000 to $89,999 : 64

$90,000 to $99,999 : 175

$100,000 to $124,999 : 76

$125,000 to $149,999 : 291

$150,000 to $174,999 : 502

$175,000 to $199,999 : 313

$200,000 to $249,999 : 543

$250,000 to $299,999 : 568

$300,000 to $399,999 : 495

$400,000 to $499,999 : 153

$500,000 to $749,999 : 115

$750,000 to $999,999 : 10

$1,000,000 or more : 36


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ketchikan Gateway 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 : 124

Home equity loan only : 244

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 2

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,934

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,328


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : $284,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $322,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $228,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $224,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $219,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $159,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $157,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $230,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $168,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska: 63.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Ketchikan Gateway 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 36 36 $4,467,944
  Two Family 5 10 $909,070
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $283,482
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

42 50 $5,660,496
2000        
  Single Family 27 27 $3,745,807
  Two Family 3 6 $586,667
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

30 33 $4,332,474
2001        
  Single Family 30 30 $4,580,832
  Two Family 3 6 $567,551
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $235,350
  Five or More Family 1 24 $1,679,856
  Total

35 63 $7,063,589
2002        
  Single Family 15 15 $2,274,521
  Two Family 4 8 $780,472
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 23 $3,054,993
2003        
  Single Family 29 29 $4,556,234
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

29 29 $4,556,234
2004        
  Single Family 40 40 $6,512,906
  Two Family 1 2 $196,323
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

41 42 $6,709,229
2005        
  Single Family 20 20 $3,453,596
  Two Family 3 6 $588,969
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $212,488
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 29 $4,255,053
2006        
  Single Family 39 39 $7,203,190
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

39 39 $7,203,190


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK): $51,344
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ketchikan Gateway Borough): $160,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Utility Gas: 0.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.5%
Electricity: 10.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 76.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 2.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.7%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 28.05%
  • Juvenile facilities : 12.2%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 8.54%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Military quarters : 13.01%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 38.21%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ketchikan Gateway Borough): $775
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Ketchikan Gateway Borough): $1096


(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 Gateway Borough, Alaska are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Ketchikan General Hospital Hha


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

Hospitals Close To Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Ketchikan General Hospital


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

Nursing Homes Close To Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 825 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

    Retired Workers: 4,370
    Disabled Workers: 950
    Widowers Workers: 430
    Spouses Workers: 330
    Children Workers: 505


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska


Charges


Air Transportation: $744,000
Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $109,000
Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $54,000
Parking Facilities: $77,000
Parks & Recreation: $407,000
Sewerage: $587,000
Sea And Inland Port Facilities: $1,538,000
All Other: $1,806,000


Revenue


Transit Utilities: $204,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Air Transportation: $411,000
Education: $701,000
General Support: $566,000
Other Natural Resources: $365,000
All Other: $1,259,000


State Intergovernmental


Education: $16,088,000
General Support: $294,000
Housing & Community Development: $11,000
All Other: $1,488,000


Local Intergovernmental


Health & Hospitals: $3,681,000


Current Operations


Air Transportation: $1,757,000
Elementary & Secondary Education: $25,543,000
Financial Administration: $1,386,000
Fire Protection: $682,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $254,000
Central Staff Services: $1,539,000
Health Services - Other: $326,000
Libraries: $396,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,520,000
Sewerage: $411,000
Sea And Inland Port Facilities: $1,277,000
General - Other: $9,637,000
Transit Utilities: $685,000


Construction


Air Transportation: $1,229,000
Elementary & Secondary Education: $0
Fire Protection: $454,000
Parks & Recreation: $908,000
Sewerage: $138,000
General: $1,906,000


Other Capital Outlay


Air Transportation: $11,000
Elementary And Secondary Education: $88,000
Fire Protection: $70,000
General - Other: $46,000


General


Interest On Debt: $1,889,000


Tax


Property: $8,481,000
Total General Sales: $7,786,000
Other Selective Sales: $43,000
Motor Vehicle License: $177,000
Other License: $90,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $41,000
Property Sale Other: $2,692,000
Interest Earnings: $852,000
General Revenue, Nec: $152,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $2,167,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $12,092,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $20,027,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,100,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,264,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $35,526,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,690,000


(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 Gateway Borough, 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 )
  • King County , WA 0.35 % ($30,222 AGI )
  • Wrangell Petersburg , AK 0.23 % ($28,583 AGI )
  • Pierce County , WA 0.19 % ($21,900 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 )
  • Juneau Borough , AK 0.44 % ($36,565 AGI )
  • Snohomish County , WA 0.23 % ($39,250 AGI )
  • Whatcom County , WA 0.21 % ($41,364 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 Gateway Borough, 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 Gateway Borough, Alaska directly or research local government web sites.

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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