Ketchikan, AK
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Ketchikan, Alaska Info Snack

Population
8,228
Unemployment
7.0%
Poverty
11.0%
Median Home
$255,600
Median Income
$61,419
Median Rent
$1,106

Ketchikan SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

Ketchikan, AK Crime Report

461
Total Crimes
5,543.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
123.83%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Ketchikan
/ 100k People
Alaska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 461 5,543.5 3,777.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 40 481.0 867.1 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 9.4 5.0
Robbery 1 12.0 112.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 30 360.8 596.0 250.2
Property Crime 421 5,062.5 2,910.8 2,109.9
Burglary 32 384.8 487.1 340.5
Larceny 368 4,425.2 2,066.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 21 252.5 357.7 219.9

Ketchikan, AK Cost Of Living

124
Ketchikan's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Ketchikan Alaska National Average
Overall 124 128 100
Services 113 112 100
Groceries 143 137 100
Health 149 147 100
Housing 121 135 100
Transportation 122 120 100
Utilities 134 147 100

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Rankings for Ketchikan in Alaska

Map Of Ketchikan, AK

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Population over time in Ketchikan

Year Population % Change
2019 8,228 0.0%
2018 8,224 0.4%
2017 8,195 0.1%
2016 8,189 -0.1%
2015 8,197 0.3%
2014 8,173 0.5%
2013 8,130 0.4%
2012 8,097 1.1%
2011 8,008 0.2%
2010 7,994 -

Race / Ethnicity in Ketchikan

White
54.9% (4,517)
African American
0.9% (73)
American Indian
15.4% (1,267)
Asian
12.5% (1,025)
Hawaiian
0.2% (14)
Other
0.5% (45)
Two Or More
9.4% (773)
Hispanic
6.2% (514)
Race Ketchikan AK USA
White 54.9% 60.6% 60.7%
African American 0.9% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 15.4% 14.4% 0.7%
Asian 12.5% 6.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 9.4% 7.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.2% 7.0% 18.0%

Gender in Ketchikan

Female
48.9% (4,026)
Male
51.1% (4,202)
Gender Ketchikan AK USA
Female 48.9% 47.8% 50.8%
Male 51.1% 52.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ketchikan for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (246)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (493)
High School / GED
32.0% (2,632)
Some College
29.0% (2,386)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (658)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,316)
Master's Degree
5.0% (411)
Professional Degree
1.0% (82)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Ketchikan AK USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 27.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Ketchikan, Alaska

Less than $10,000
3.4% (27,773)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (47,364)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.7% (79,849)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.8% (80,593)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (101,920)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (149,036)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (114,567)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.5% (119,030)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.9% (57,035)
$200,000 or more
5.5% (45,628)
Income Ketchikan AK USA
Less than $10,000 3.4% 4.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 2.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.7% 6.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.8% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 14.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.5% 19.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.9% 9.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.5% 8.6% 7.7%

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