Ketchikan, AK
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Ketchikan, Alaska Info Snack

Population
8,230
Unemployment
7.1%
Poverty
10.8%
Median Home
$257,600
Median Income
$65,809
Median Rent
$1,148

Ketchikan SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

Ketchikan, AK Crime Report

287
Total Crimes
3,454.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
47.27%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Ketchikan
/ 100k People
Alaska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 287 3,454.9 3,098.4 2,346.0
Violent Crime 37 445.4 837.8 387.8
Murder 1 12.0 6.7 6.5
Robbery 2 24.1 97.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 22 264.8 578.9 279.7
Property Crime 250 3,009.5 2,260.5 1,958.2
Burglary 23 276.9 379.5 314.2
Larceny 213 2,564.1 1,611.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 14 168.5 269.3 246.0

Ketchikan, AK Cost Of Living

120
Ketchikan's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Ketchikan Alaska National Average
Overall 120 127 100
Services 110 112 100
Groceries 138 134 100
Health 154 150 100
Housing 123 136 100
Transportation 127 121 100
Utilities 139 150 100

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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
2020 8,230 0.1%
2019 8,224 0.4%
2018 8,195 0.1%
2017 8,189 -0.1%
2016 8,197 0.3%
2015 8,173 0.5%
2014 8,130 0.4%
2013 8,097 1.1%
2012 8,008 0.2%
2011 7,994 -

Race / Ethnicity in Ketchikan

White
55.2% (4,543)
African American
0.8% (68)
American Indian
16.2% (1,337)
Asian
12.6% (1,041)
Hawaiian
0.2% (19)
Other
0.4% (32)
Two Or More
8.3% (682)
Hispanic
6.2% (508)
Race Ketchikan AK USA
White 55.2% 59.7% 60.1%
African American 0.8% 3.1% 12.2%
American Indian 16.2% 14.1% 0.6%
Asian 12.6% 6.2% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.2% 1.4% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 8.3% 7.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.2% 7.2% 18.2%

Gender in Ketchikan

Female
48.7% (4,012)
Male
51.3% (4,218)
Gender Ketchikan AK USA
Female 48.7% 47.8% 50.8%
Male 51.3% 52.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ketchikan for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (246)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (411)
High School / GED
33.0% (2,715)
Some College
29.0% (2,386)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (658)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (1,152)
Master's Degree
6.0% (493)
Professional Degree
1.0% (82)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (82)
Education Ketchikan AK USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Ketchikan, Alaska

Less than $10,000
3.6% (29,941)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (41,712)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.9% (73,189)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.9% (81,378)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (104,154)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (147,402)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (103,642)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.9% (130,768)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.7% (63,465)
$200,000 or more
5.8% (47,342)
Income Ketchikan AK USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 3.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 2.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.9% 6.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.9% 6.7% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 10.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 14.2% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.9% 19.3% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.7% 9.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.8% 8.8% 8.3%

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