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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sitka City And 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
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Male:

Under 5 years : 266

5 to 9 years : 178

10 to 14 years : 397

15 to 17 years : 115

18 and 19 years : 171

20 years : 16

21 years : 83

22 to 24 years : 239

25 to 29 years : 365

30 to 34 years : 260

35 to 39 years : 250

40 to 44 years : 358

45 to 49 years : 379

50 to 54 years : 374

55 to 59 years : 442

60 and 61 years : 111

62 to 64 years : 86

65 and 66 years : 61

67 to 69 years : 92

70 to 74 years : 76

75 to 79 years : 89

80 to 84 years : 15

85 years and over : 27

Female:

Under 5 years : 281

5 to 9 years : 417

10 to 14 years : 205

15 to 17 years : 185

18 and 19 years : 200

20 years : 34

21 years : 61

22 to 24 years : 114

25 to 29 years : 293

30 to 34 years : 287

35 to 39 years : 224

40 to 44 years : 379

45 to 49 years : 391

50 to 54 years : 313

55 to 59 years : 298

60 and 61 years : 106

62 to 64 years : 88

65 and 66 years : 101

67 to 69 years : 56

70 to 74 years : 175

75 to 79 years : 67

80 to 84 years : 31

85 years and over : 55


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,597

Multiple ancestry : 2,613

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 51

Ancestry not reported : 550


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 8,354

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 82

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 161

Not a U.S. citizen : 214


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Total:

Under 5 years : 547

5 to 17 years : 1,497

18 to 24 years : 918

25 to 34 years : 1,205

35 to 44 years : 1,211

45 to 54 years : 1,457

55 to 59 years : 740

60 and 61 years : 217

62 to 64 years : 174

65 to 74 years : 561

75 years and over : 284

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 405

5 to 17 years : 1,043

18 to 24 years : 451

25 to 34 years : 482

35 to 44 years : 404

45 to 54 years : 421

55 to 59 years : 241

60 and 61 years : 75

62 to 64 years : 22

65 to 74 years : 218

75 years and over : 74

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 117

5 to 17 years : 423

18 to 24 years : 426

25 to 34 years : 670

35 to 44 years : 640

45 to 54 years : 989

55 to 59 years : 486

60 and 61 years : 114

62 to 64 years : 112

65 to 74 years : 331

75 years and over : 210

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 41

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 13

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 25

5 to 17 years : 31

18 to 24 years : 41

25 to 34 years : 53

35 to 44 years : 126

45 to 54 years : 47

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 40

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,886

Female : 1,950

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,327

Female : 2,191

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 46

Female : 36

Foreign born:

Male : 191

Female : 184


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Born in state of residence : 1,667

Born in other state in the United States : 3,855

Native: born outside the United States : 82

Foreign born : 166


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,359

Now married, except separated : 746

Divorced : 342

Separated : 57

Widowed : 64

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 834

Now married, except separated : 2,460

Divorced : 630

Separated : 14

Widowed : 129

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 64

Divorced : 18

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 95

Now married, except separated : 223

Divorced : 32

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 7,659

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 189

Speak English less than "very well" : 76

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 49

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 21

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 19

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 103

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 94

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

  • Other Groups: 2,810   (26.7%)
  • German: 1,271   (12.1%)
  • Irish: 1,226   (11.6%)
  • English: 1,033   (9.8%)
  • Norwegian: 570   (5.4%)
  • Italian: 422   (4.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 344   (3.3%)
  • Swedish: 291   (2.8%)
  • Polish: 289   (2.7%)
  • Scottish: 282   (2.7%)
  • United States Or American: 224   (2.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 215   (2.0%)
  • French Canadian: 163   (1.5%)
  • Welsh: 134   (1.3%)
  • Dutch: 119   (1.1%)
  • European: 111   (1.1%)
  • Finnish: 97   (0.9%)
  • Russian: 94   (0.9%)
  • Yugoslavian: 80   (0.8%)
  • Czech: 66   (0.6%)
  • Ukrainian: 66   (0.6%)
  • Austrian: 65   (0.6%)
  • British: 60   (0.6%)
  • Scandinavian: 53   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 52   (0.5%)
  • Greek: 52   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 49   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 43   (0.4%)
  • Portuguese: 42   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 39   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 33   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 25   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 21   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 12   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 11   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 10   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 10   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 6   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 6   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 6   (0.1%)
  • Icelander: 6   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 3   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sitka City And Borough, Alaska is 8,811



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska: 4,450
Female Population in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska: 4,361


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska: 38.4
Median Female Resident Age in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska: 38.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alaska is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska


White


Both sexes

41.8

Male

41.3

Female

42.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

25.8

Male

26.5

Female

25.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

36.0

Male

35.0

Female

37.1

Asian


Both sexes

38.2

Male

38.2

Female

38.1

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

25.7

Male

23.5

Female

28.0

Other


Both sexes

33.1

Male

36.5

Female

27.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.4

Male

17.2

Female

20.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.2

Male

27.2

Female

24.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.2

Male

41.7

Female

42.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska


  • White: 5,770
  • African American: 94
  • American Indian: 1,999
  • Asian: 177
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 224
  • Two or More Races: 547



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 17   (0.6%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (0.18%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (0.53%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 48   (1.7%)
  • 9th Grade: 25   (0.89%)
  • 10th Grade: 52   (1.85%)
  • 11th Grade: 18   (0.64%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 122   (4.33%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 756   (26.85%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 216   (7.67%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 539   (19.14%)
  • Associate Degree: 217   (7.71%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 563   (19.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 188   (6.68%)
  • Professional School Degree: 24   (0.85%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 11   (0.39%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 18   (0.64%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (0.32%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 46   (1.65%)
  • 9th Grade: 28   (1%)
  • 10th Grade: 24   (0.86%)
  • 11th Grade: 75   (2.69%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 25   (0.9%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 661   (23.67%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 262   (9.38%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 469   (16.8%)
  • Associate Degree: 304   (10.89%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 621   (22.24%)
  • Master's Degree: 179   (6.41%)
  • Professional School Degree: 66   (2.36%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.18%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

  • Sitka Borough School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 300 Kostrometinoff Street, Sitka, AK 99835, Phone: (907) 747-8622, Students: 1,516 )

  • Mount Edgecumbe High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1330 Seward Ave., Sitka, AK 99835, Phone: (907) 966-3200, Students: 395 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

  • Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary


    ( Grades: 2-5, Location: 307 Kashevaroff, Sitka, AK 99835, Phone: (907) 747-8395, Students: 378 )

  • Blatchley Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 601 Halibut Point Road, Sitka, AK 99835, Phone: (907) 747-8672, Students: 351 )

  • Baranof Elementary


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 305 Baranof Street, Sitka, AK 99835, Phone: (907) 747-5825, Students: 293 )

  • Sitka Correspondence


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 305 Baranof Street, Sitka, AK 99835, Phone: (907) 747-7514, Students: 32 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

  • Sitka High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1000 Lake Street, Sitka, AK 99835, Phone: (907) 747-3263, Students: 436 )

  • Mt. Edgecumbe High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1330 Seward Avenue, Sitka, AK 99835, Phone: (907) 966-3200, Students: 395 )

  • Pacific High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 509 Lincoln, Sitka, AK 99835, Phone: (907) 747-0525, Students: 26 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

  • Sitka Sda School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 1613 Halibut Point Road, Sitka, AK 99835, Phone: (907) 966-2661, Students: 10 )

Academic Libraries In Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

  • Kettleson Memorial Library


    320 Harbor Drive, Sitka, AK 99835

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Sitka City And Borough, Alaska


  • Cape Decision Lighthouse Society


    224 Katlian St, Sitka, AK 99835

  • Friends Of Sheldon Jackson Museum


    104 College Dr, Sitka, AK 99835
    http://www.museums.state.ak.us

  • Sheldon Jackson Museum


    104 College Drie, Sitka, AK 99835

  • Sitka Cancer Survivors Society Inc


    Po Box 1624, Sitka, AK 99835

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Sitka City And 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 Sitka City And Borough, Alaska.

Area Features of Sitka City And Borough, Alaska


Airport


(1) Dove Island Lodge Seaplane Base   (2) Port Alexander Seaplane Base   (3) Port Walter Seaplane Base   (4) Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport   (5) Sitka Seaplane Base   (6) Warm Spring Bay Seaplane Base  

Area


(1) Iris Meadows   (2) Old Sitka Rocks   (3) Sawmill Creek Recreational Area   (4) South Rocks  

Bar


(1) Alexander Rock   (2) Alice Island   (3) Bare Rock   (4) Biorka Reef   (5) Black Rock   (6) Channel Rock   (7) Columbine Rock   (8) Ferebee Rock   (9) Fivefathom Patch   (10) Frosty Reef   (11) Harbor Rock   (12) Healy Rock   (13) Keene Rock   (14) Liar Rocks   (15) Makhnati Rock   (16) Middle Rock   (17) Mitchell Rock   (18) Nicholson Rocks   (19) North Rock   (20) Plover Rock   (21) Redfish Breaker   (22) Reef Shoal   (23) Rocky Patch   (24) Rose Rock   (25) Russian Reef   (26) Sentinel Rock   (27) Shoal Island   (28) Simpson Rock   (29) Tenfathom Anchorage   (30) Tsaritsa Rock   (31) Usher Rock   (32) Vasilief Bank   (33) Wyvill Reef  

Basin


(1) Billy Basin   (2) Kritoi Basin  

Bay


(1) Aleutkina Bay   (2) Bear Cove   (3) Big Bay   (4) Big Branch Bay   (5) Big Port Walter   (6) Birdsnest Bay   (7) Branch Bay   (8) Byron Bay   (9) Camp Coogan Bay   (10) Cascade Bay   (11) Cedar Cove   (12) Close Bay   (13) Codfish Cove   (14) Cosmos Cove   (15) Crab Bay   (16) Crane Cove   (17) Crawfish Inlet   (18) Crescent Bay   (19) Cuvacan Cove   (20) Deep Cove   (21) Deep Inlet   (22) Degroff Bay   (23) Denmark Cove   (24) Dorothy Cove   (25) Driftwood Cove   (26) Eastern Bay   (27) Echo Cove   (28) Ell Cove   (29) Gilmer Bay   (30) Gilmer Cove   (31) Goleta Cove   (32) Graveyard Cove   (33) Great Arm   (34) Great Arm Whale Bay   (35) Gut Bay   (36) Herring Bay   (37) Herring Cove   (38) Hoggatt Bay   (39) Hot Springs Bay   (40) Jamboree Bay   (41) Jamestown Bay   (42) Jerry Harbor   (43) John Bay   (44) Kanga Bay   (45) Kasnyku Bay   (46) Katlian Bay   (47) Kelp Bay   (48) Kidney Cove   (49) Kliuchevoi Bay   (50) Krestof Sound   (51) Larch Bay   (52) Leesoffskaia Bay   (53) Little Branch Bay   (54) Little Puffin Bay   (55) Lords Pocket   (56) Lovers Cove   (57) Marsh Bay   (58) Middle Arm Kelp Bay   (59) Mielkoi Cove   (60) Miner Cove   (61) Mist Cove   (62) Mud Bay   (63) Murder Cove   (64) Nakwasina Bay   (65) Nakwasina Sound   (66) Necker Bay   (67) Nelson Bay   (68) Neva Bay   (69) No Thorofare Bay   (70) Patterson Bay   (71) Pirate Cove   (72) Port Alexander   (73) Port Armstrong   (74) Port Banks   (75) Port Conclusion   (76) Port Herbert   (77) Port Krestof   (78) Port Lucy   (79) Port Mary   (80) Port Walter   (81) President Bay   (82) Promisla Bay   (83) Puffin Bay   (84) Rakovoi Bay   (85) Red Bluff Bay   (86) Redfish Bay   (87) Redoubt Bay   (88) Rocky Cove   (89) Saint John Baptist Bay   (90) Samsing Cove   (91) Sandy Bay   (92) Sandy Cove   (93) Sawmill Cove   (94) Scow Bay   (95) Sealing Cove   (96) Secluded Bay   (97) Sevenfathom Bay   (98) Shamrock Bay   (99) Shelikof Bay   (100) Ship Cove   (101) Silver Bay   (102) Sitka Harbor   (103) Sitka Sound   (104) Small Arm   (105) Snipe Bay   (106) South Arm Kelp Bay   (107) Starrigavan Bay   (108) Still Harbor   (109) Sukoi Inlet   (110) Sukon Strait   (111) Surprise Harbor   (112) Symonds Bay   (113) Takatz Bay   (114) The Basin   (115) Thimbleberry Bay   (116) Thomsen Harbor   (117) Three Entrance Bay   (118) Toledo Harbor   (119) Toy Harbor   (120) Warm Spring Bay   (121) Warm Springs Bay   (122) Waterfall Cove   (123) West Crawfish Inlet   (124) Whale Bay   (125) Whitestone Cove   (126) Whitewater Bay   (127) Whiting Harbor   (128) Wilson Cove   (129) Yamani Cove  

Building


(1) Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall   (2) Alaska State Troopers Sitka   (3) Guardian Flight   (4) Port Alexander Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Russian American Building Number 29   (6) Russian Bishop S House   (7) Sitka Fire Department   (8) Sitka Police Department   (9) Sitka Public Health Center - Southeast Region   (10) Sitka Women Infant And Children Clinic   (11) South East Alaska Regional Health Consortium - Air Medical Service   (12) United States Coast Guard Air Station Ems - Sitka   (13) United States Customs And Border Protection Port Of Entry Sitka   (14) Usgs Magnectic Observatory  

Cape


(1) Allan Point   (2) Armstrong Point   (3) Aspid Cape   (4) Bartlett Point   (5) Beaver Point   (6) Black Point   (7) Cape Burunof   (8) Cape Edgecumbe   (9) Creek Point   (10) Deer Point   (11) Dog Point   (12) East Point   (13) Eastern Point   (14) Engano Point   (15) Entry Point   (16) Escape Cape   (17) Finger Point   (18) Flag Point   (19) Granite Point   (20) Halibut Point   (21) Halleck Point   (22) Hanus Point   (23) Harbor Point   (24) Hayward Point   (25) Hutchinson Point   (26) Inner Point   (27) Kamenoi Point   (28) Kekur Peninsula   (29) Kekur Point   (30) Kliuchef Peninsula   (31) Kresta Point   (32) Krugloi Point   (33) Lisianski Peninsula   (34) Lisianski Point   (35) Mountain Point   (36) Mussel Point   (37) Neva Point   (38) North Cape   (39) North Point   (40) Olga Point   (41) Overhang Point   (42) Partof Point   (43) Patterson Point   (44) Peresheek Point   (45) Point Amelia   (46) Point Brown   (47) Point Caution   (48) Point Conclusion   (49) Point Eliza   (50) Point Gardner   (51) Point Lauder   (52) Point Lull   (53) Point Mary   (54) Point Turbot   (55) Point Wilson   (56) Point Woodhouse   (57) Portage Point   (58) Povorotni Point   (59) Puffin Point   (60) Redfish Cape   (61) Redfish Point   (62) Rob Point   (63) Rocky Point   (64) Sand Point   (65) Shoals Point   (66) Silver Point   (67) Sitka Point   (68) South Point   (69) Sukoi Point   (70) Trubitsin Point   (71) Twin Point   (72) Walker Point   (73) Watson Point   (74) Whitestone Point   (75) Woody Point   (76) Zeal Point  

Cemetery


(1) Sitka National Cemetery  

Census


(1) Sitka Alaska Native Village Statistical Area  

Channel


(1) Biorka Channel   (2) Cameron Pass   (3) Cedar Pass   (4) Chatham Strait   (5) Dorothy Narrows   (6) East Channel Hayward Strait   (7) Eastern Channel   (8) First Narrows   (9) Hayward Strait   (10) Islet Passage   (11) Koka Island Passage   (12) Middle Channel   (13) Nakwasina Passage   (14) Neva Strait   (15) Olga Strait   (16) Portage Arm   (17) Second Narrows   (18) Walker Channel   (19) West Channel Hayward Strait   (20) Western Channel   (21) Whitestone Narrows   (22) Windy Passage  

Church


(1) Saint Michael S Cathedral  

Civil


(1) City And Borough Of Sitka   (2) Sitka Census Subarea   (3) Sitka City And Borough  

Cliff


(1) Graystone Cliff   (2) White Cliff  

Dam


(1) Blue Lake Dam   (2) Cascade Creek Dam   (3) City Of Port Alexander Dam   (4) Indian River Dam   (5) Lake Ospery Dam   (6) Port Alexander Cold Storage Dam   (7) Sheldon Jackson College Dam  

Falls


(1) Hidden Falls   (2) Kasnyku Falls  

Gut


(1) Ellsworth Cut   (2) Western Anchorage  

Harbor


(1) Eastern Anchorage   (2) Little Port Walter  

Hospital


(1) Sitka Community Hospital   (2) Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Mount Edgecumbe Hospital  

Island


(1) Aleutski Island   (2) Apple Islands   (3) Arguello Island   (4) Ataku Island   (5) Ball Islets   (6) Bamdoroshni Island   (7) Baranof Archipelago   (8) Baranof Island   (9) Bare Island   (10) Bart Island   (11) Battery Island   (12) Beardslee Islands   (13) Beauchamp Island   (14) Beavertail Island   (15) Beehive Island   (16) Belknap Islands   (17) Berry Island   (18) Biali Rock   (19) Bieli Rocks   (20) Big Branch Rock   (21) Big Gavanski Island   (22) Biorka Island   (23) Blackbird Island   (24) Boidarkin Island   (25) Border Rocks   (26) Brady Island   (27) Breast Island   (28) Bush Rock   (29) Calligan Island   (30) Calming Island   (31) Cannon Island   (32) Caution Island   (33) Chaichei Islands   (34) Charcoal Island   (35) Clam Island   (36) Cobb Island   (37) Crosswise Islands   (38) Crow Island   (39) Double Island   (40) Dove Island   (41) Elovoi Island   (42) Emgeten Island   (43) Entrance Island   (44) Entrance Islet   (45) Error Island   (46) Fankuda Islet   (47) Fassett Island   (48) First Kekur   (49) Flotsam Island   (50) Fragrant Island   (51) Fritz Island   (52) Fruit Island   (53) Fruit Islands   (54) Gagarin Island   (55) Galankin Island   (56) Galkin Island   (57) Gavanski Islands   (58) Gillmore Islands   (59) Glagolm Island   (60) Gold Island   (61) Golf Island   (62) Goloi Island   (63) Golovni Island   (64) Gornoi Island   (65) Griffith Island   (66) Guertin Island   (67) Guibert Islets   (68) Guide Island   (69) Gull Islet   (70) Gunboat Rock   (71) Halleck Island   (72) Hanus Islet   (73) Harbor Island   (74) Harris Island   (75) Highwater Island   (76) Ilput Island   (77) Impassible Island   (78) Jacknife Islands   (79) Jacob Rock   (80) Japonski Island   (81) John Rock   (82) Jug Island   (83) Kaiuchali Island   (84) Kakovo Island   (85) Kamennoi Island   (86) Kane Islands   (87) Kanga Island   (88) Kasiana Islands   (89) Katz Island   (90) Kayak Islands   (91) Kirbas Island   (92) Kirushkin Island   (93) Kita Island   (94) Kliuchevoi Island   (95) Koka Island   (96) Kolash Island   (97) Korga Island   (98) Krestof Island   (99) Krishka Island   (100) Kruzof Island   (101) Kulichkof Rock   (102) Kutchuma Islands   (103) Kutkan Island   (104) Lava Island   (105) Legma Island   (106) Liesnoi Island   (107) Limit Island   (108) Line Island   (109) Little Biorka Island   (110) Little Gavanski Island   (111) Little Wrangell Island   (112) Lodge Island   (113) Lone Tree Islet   (114) Long Island   (115) Love Island   (116) Low Island   (117) Luce Island   (118) Magoun Islands   (119) Maid Island   (120) Makhnati Island   (121) Makhnati Islands   (122) Marshall Island   (123) Martin Island   (124) Mcclellan Group   (125) Mertz Island   (126) Middle Island   (127) Midway Island   (128) Mills Island   (129) Minett Island   (130) Mogilnoi Island   (131) Morne Island   (132) Nadezhda Islands   (133) Naerie Rock   (134) Nameless Island   (135) Necker Islands   (136) Nepovorotni Rocks   (137) Neva Island   (138) Nevski Island   (139) North Island   (140) North Rock   (141) O Neil Island   (142) Obsechki Island   (143) Onetree Rock   (144) Parker Group   (145) Partofshikof Island   (146) Passage Islands   (147) Peisar Island   (148) Pishak Island   (149) Pond Island   (150) Pritchard Rock   (151) Rachek Island   (152) Rakof Islands   (153) Rashimosti Island   (154) Redfish Islets   (155) Reef Rock   (156) Reshimosti Island   (157) Ring Island   (158) Road Island   (159) Rockwell Island   (160) Rogers Island   (161) Round Island   (162) Saint Lazaria Islands   (163) Sasedni Island   (164) Scow Island   (165) Sea Lion Rocks   (166) Sealion Island   (167) Sealion Islands   (168) Second Kekur   (169) Sheep Island   (170) Siginaka Islands   (171) Signal Island   (172) Slate Islets   (173) Slaughter Island   (174) Smith Island   (175) Sosnovoi Island   (176) Sound Islands   (177) Stewart Island   (178) Surf Rock   (179) Taigud Island   (180) Taigud Islands   (181) Takatz Islands   (182) Tava Island   (183) Terbilon Island   (184) The Eckholms   (185) The Twins   (186) Third Kekur   (187) Tikhaia Islands   (188) Tiurpa Island   (189) Torsar Island   (190) Turning Island   (191) Ulinoi Island   (192) Unishka Island   (193) Urilof Island   (194) Vasilief Rock   (195) Viesokoi Rock   (196) Viking Rock   (197) Virublennoi Island   (198) Vitskari Island   (199) Vitskari Rocks   (200) Volga Island   (201) Whale Island   (202) White Rock   (203) Whitestone Rock   (204) Wrangell Island   (205) Yamani Islets   (206) Yasha Island   (207) Yellow Rock   (208) Zenobia Rock   (209) Zubof Rock  

Lake


(1) Antipatr Lake   (2) Avoss Lake   (3) Banner Lake   (4) Baranof Lake   (5) Baturin Lake   (6) Bear Lake   (7) Beaver Lake   (8) Benzeman Lake   (9) Betty Lake   (10) Blanchard Lake   (11) Borodino Lake   (12) Brentwood Lake   (13) Brentwood Lakes   (14) Carbon Lake   (15) Clarks Pond   (16) Cliff Lake   (17) Cold Storage Lake   (18) Davidof Lake   (19) Deep Lake   (20) Deer Lake   (21) Falls Lake   (22) Fawn Lake   (23) Finger Lake   (24) Four Falls Lake   (25) Glacier Lake   (26) Goat Lake   (27) Green Lake   (28) Heart Lake   (29) Hidden Falls Lake   (30) Hogan Lake   (31) Indigo Lake   (32) Island Lake   (33) Jetty Lake   (34) Kasnyku Lake   (35) Khvostof Lake   (36) Lake Diana   (37) Lake Ekaterina   (38) Lake Irina   (39) Lake Osprey   (40) Leona Lake   (41) Long Lake   (42) Lucky Chance Lakes   (43) Ludvik Lake   (44) Maksoutof Lake   (45) Medvejie Lake   (46) Nakvassin Lake   (47) Parry Lake   (48) Pinta Lake   (49) Plotnikof Lake   (50) Politofski Lake   (51) Redoubt Lake   (52) Rezanof Lake   (53) Rostislaf Lakes   (54) Round Lake   (55) Sadie Lake   (56) Salmon Lake   (57) Salt Lagoon   (58) Sashin Lake   (59) Swan Lake   (60) Takatz Lake   (61) Thimbleberry Lake   (62) Tumakof Lake   (63) Upper Brentwood Lake   (64) Wakefield Lakes   (65) Yermak Lake  

Locale


(1) Five Fanthom Patch   (2) Halibut Point Recreation Center   (3) Maksoutof Lake Cabin Historical   (4) Manleyville   (5) Mount Edgecumbe   (6) New Port Walter Historical   (7) North Plotnikof Lake Cabin   (8) Old Sitka   (9) Port Armstrong Salmon Hatchery   (10) Port Herbert   (11) Rezanof Lake Cabin Historical   (12) Shelikof Cabin   (13) Starrigavan Campground   (14) Upper Rezanof Lake Cabin Historical   (15) Whiting Harbor Aquafarm  

Military


(1) Coast Guard Air Station Sitka   (2) Fort Babcock Historical   (3) Fort Peirce Historical   (4) Fort Rousseau Historical   (5) Sitka Naval Operating Base Historical  

Park


(1) American Flag-raising Site   (2) Magoun Islands State Marine Park   (3) Saint Lazaria National Wildlife Refuge   (4) Sitka National Historical Park  

Populated Place


(1) Baranof   (2) Big Port Walter Historical   (3) Fort Saint Michael Historical   (4) Goddard   (5) Neltushkin   (6) Port Alexander   (7) Port Armstrong   (8) Silver Bay Historical   (9) Sitka   (10) The Redoubt Historical   (11) Tyee Historical  

Post Office


(1) Port Alexander Post Office Historical   (2) Sitka Post Office   (3) Sitka Post Office Pioneer Station  

Range


(1) The Sisters  

Reserve


(1) South Baranof Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Blue Lake   (2) Lake Ospery   (3) Mountain Point Community Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Crater Ridge  

School


(1) Mount Edgecumbe High School   (2) Sheldon Jackson College Historical  

Spring


(1) Warm Springs  

Stream


(1) Baranof River   (2) Cascade Creek   (3) Clear River   (4) Conclusion Creek   (5) Coxe River   (6) Deer Creek   (7) Dranishnikov River   (8) Freds Creek   (9) Glacial River   (10) Granite Creek   (11) Indian River   (12) Kasnyku Creek   (13) Katlian River   (14) Kizhuchia Creek   (15) Maksoutof River   (16) Salmon Creek   (17) Sashin Creek   (18) Sawmill Creek   (19) Takatz Creek   (20) Vodopad River  

Summit


(1) Annahootz Mountain   (2) Arrowhead Peak   (3) Bahovec Peak   (4) Bear Mountain   (5) Camel Mountain   (6) Castle Hill   (7) Clarence Kramer Peak   (8) Cross Mountain   (9) Cupola Peak   (10) Eureka Mountain   (11) Gavan Hill   (12) Grouse Peak   (13) Harbor Peak   (14) Krestof Mountain   (15) Lucky Chance Mountain   (16) Mount Ada   (17) Mount Bassie   (18) Mount Cecil   (19) Mount Dranishnikof   (20) Mount Edgecumbe   (21) Mount Elizabeth   (22) Mount Emma   (23) Mount Furuhelm   (24) Mount Hagemeister   (25) Mount Harding   (26) Mount Katlian   (27) Mount Kinkaid   (28) Mount Kliuchef   (29) Mount Kolloen   (30) Mount Longenbaugh   (31) Mount Muravief   (32) Mount Race   (33) Mount Radamaker   (34) Mount Rosenberg   (35) Mount Rudakof   (36) Mount Sharp   (37) Mount Stoeckel   (38) Mount Verstovia   (39) Mount Yanovski   (40) Ptarmigan Peak   (41) Shell Mountain   (42) Snipe Head   (43) Sugarloaf Mountain   (44) Table Mountain   (45) The Beehive   (46) The Pyramids  

Tower


(1) Kcaw-fm Sitka   (2) Kifw-am Sitka   (3) Ksbz-fm Sitka   (4) Ktnl-tv Sitka  

Trail


(1) Davidof Lake Trail   (2) Gavan Hill Trail   (3) Indian River Trail   (4) Kruzof Island Trail   (5) Mount Edgecumbe Trail   (6) Mount Verstovia Trail   (7) Redoubt Lake Trail   (8) Silver Bay Trail   (9) Starrigavan Fish Viewing Trail  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

99835 (pop. 8,787)


Area Code(s) in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

907





Latitude/Longitude of Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Lat: 57.079871 N        Long: -135.331757 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Sitka City And 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 Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 141   (3.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 153   (3.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 65   (1.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 175   (4.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 358   (8.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 439   (10.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,064   (25.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 559   (13.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 237   (5.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 343   (8.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 156   (3.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 53   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 258   (6.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 236   (5.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,675

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 810

In 3-person carpool : 25

In 4-person carpool : 18

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 58

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 135

Walked : 525

Other means : 227

Worked at home : 232


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,018

5 to 9 minutes : 1,610

10 to 14 minutes : 1,202

15 to 19 minutes : 349

20 to 24 minutes : 81

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 53

35 to 39 minutes : 11

40 to 44 minutes : 29

45 to 59 minutes : 65

60 to 89 minutes : 44

90 or more minutes : 11


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

With Social Security income : 738

No Social Security income : 2,778


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

With retirement income : 479

No retirement income : 3,037


(updated 2009)



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

Less than $10,000 : 67

$10,000 to $14,999 : 26

$15,000 to $19,999 : 67

$20,000 to $24,999 : 114

$25,000 to $29,999 : 61

$30,000 to $34,999 : 145

$35,000 to $39,999 : 66

$40,000 to $44,999 : 145

$45,000 to $49,999 : 30

$50,000 to $59,999 : 255

$60,000 to $74,999 : 239

$75,000 to $99,999 : 309

$100,000 to $124,999 : 302

$125,000 to $149,999 : 184

$150,000 to $199,999 : 168

$200,000 or more : 161


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Sitka City And Borough, Alaska)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $71,068


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

  • KIFW (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Sitka, AK; Owner: Alaska Broadcast Communications, Inc)
  • NEW (1290 AM; 2.5 kW; Sitka, AK; Owner: White Oak Broadcasting Of Alaska, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

  • KSBZ (103.1 FM; Sitka, AK; Owner: Alaska Broadcast Communications, Inc)
  • KCAW (104.7 FM; Sitka, AK; Owner: Raven Radio Foundation, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Sitka, AK; Owner: Sitka Seventh-day Adventist Church)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

  • KTNL-TV (Channel 13; Sitka, AK; Owner: Ketchikan Tv, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 536  (24.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 379  (17.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 276  (12.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 248  (11.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 396  (18.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 935  (43.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 397  (18.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 687  (31.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 26  (1.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 20  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Employed: 4,449
Unemployed: 256



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Sitka City And 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: 15.2%
  • Other: 84.8%



Water Usage In Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Ground Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 1.30 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.30 Mgal/d





There are 0 Farms In Sitka City And Borough, Alaska


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

First Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $476.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 349

First National Bank Alaska - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 30

Northrim Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 15

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

  • Sitka Rocky Gutierrez


    (about 2.4 miles in Sitka, Alaska; Airport Code: SIT)

  • Warm Spring Bay Seaplane Base


    (about 18.8 miles in Sitka, Alaska; Airport Code: BNF)

  • Hidden Falls Airport


    (about 19.3 miles in Sitka, Alaska; Airport Code: HDA)

  • Hanus Bay Airport


    (about 25.8 miles in Tenakee Springs, Alaska; Airport Code: HBC)

  • Rodman Bay Airport


    (about 26.8 miles in Tenakee Springs, Alaska; Airport Code: RXB)

  • False Island Airport


    (about 30.5 miles in Tenakee Springs, Alaska; Airport Code: FAK)

  • Chatham Airport


    (about 33.4 miles in Tenakee Springs, Alaska; Airport Code: CYM)

  • Cobol Alaska/Scaled/


    (about 34.3 miles in Hoonah, Alaska; Airport Code: OOB)

  • Kelp Bay Airport


    (about 36.8 miles in Angoon, Alaska; Airport Code: KLP)

  • Whalers Cove Lodge Airport


    (about 39.1 miles in Angoon, Alaska; Airport Code: WCL)

  • Angoon Seaplane Base


    (about 40.5 miles in Angoon, Alaska; Airport Code: AGN)

  • Hood Bay Airport


    (about 40.8 miles in Angoon, Alaska; Airport Code: HBY)

  • Tenakee Airport


    (about 44.3 miles in Tenakee Springs, Alaska; Airport Code: TKE)

  • Corner Bay Airport


    (about 46.1 miles in Tenakee Springs, Alaska; Airport Code: CBA)

  • Saginaw


    (about 46.5 miles in Kake, Alaska; Airport Code: SGW)

  • Klag Bay Airport


    (about 48.2 miles in Hoonah, Alaska; Airport Code: KBK)

  • Rowan Bay Airport


    (about 49.5 miles in Kake, Alaska; Airport Code: RWB)

  • Distin Lake Airport


    (about 51.7 miles in Angoon, Alaska; Airport Code: A47)

  • Little Port Walter Airport


    (about 51.7 miles in Port Alexander, Alaska; Airport Code: LPW)

  • Kake Seaplane Base


    (about 52.7 miles in Kake, Alaska; Airport Code: KAE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

56.58%

Carpooled

20.02%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.54%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

3.60%

Walked

12.13%

Other Means

2.99%

Worked At Home

4.14%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Sitka City And 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
(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)



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)



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)





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)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sitka City and Borough): $768
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Sitka City and Borough): $1063


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



Health Care Centers Close To Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Sitka Community Hospital Hha


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

Hospice & Home Care Of Juneau


     Address: 419 Sixth Street, Juneau, Alaska 99801
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 12/27/1982

Cornerstone Home Health


     Address: 5636 Glacier Highway Suite 100, Juneau, Alaska 99801
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/25/1997

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

Hospitals Close To Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital


     Address: 3260 Hospital Dr, Juneau, Alaska 99801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Sitka Community Hospital-ltc


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

Wildflower Court


     Address: 2000 Salmon Creek Lane, Juneau, Alaska 99801
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 100%

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%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 1,011 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska

    Retired Workers: 730
    Disabled Workers: 105
    Widowers Workers: 75
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 75


(updated 2007)





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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 Sitka City And Borough, Alaska citizens.

Relocation to Sitka City and Borough, AK

9.08 % of Sitka City and Borough tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $41,183

Alaska Average 9.33 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Juneau Borough , AK 0.93 % ($42,091 AGI )
  • Anchorage Borough , AK 0.51 % ($46,944 AGI )
  • Wrangell Petersburg , AK 0.39 % ($21,714 AGI )

Relocation away from Sitka City and Borough, AK

10.24 % of Sitka City and 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 $36,321

Alaska Average 9.43 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Juneau Borough , AK 0.89 % ($37,313 AGI )
  • Anchorage Borough , AK 0.83 % ($31,733 AGI )
  • King County , WA 0.36 % ($22,846 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 0.31 % ($45,364 AGI )
  • San Diego County , CA 0.28 % ($36,200 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 Sitka City And 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 Sitka City And 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)



Jails in Sitka City And Borough, Alaska


  • Sitka City Jail


    304 Lake Street, Room 102, Sitka, AK 99835
    Capacity: 15
    Confined: 3
    Avg. Population: 5
    Year Built: 1976
    Year Renovated: 2005


(updated 2006)



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