Living in Sitka, AK

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Sitka, Alaska Info Snack

Population
8,640
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
8.7%
Median Home
$358,600
Median Income
$73,682
Median Rent
$1,131

Sitka SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
8.5
Commute
10

Sitka, AK Crime Report

184
Total Crimes
2,161.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-12.72%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Sitka
/ 100k People
Alaska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 184 2,161.7 3,777.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 16 188.0 867.1 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 9.4 5.0
Robbery 4 47.0 112.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 10 117.5 596.0 250.2
Property Crime 168 1,973.7 2,910.8 2,109.9
Burglary 18 211.5 487.1 340.5
Larceny 139 1,633.0 2,066.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 11 129.2 357.7 219.9

Sitka, AK Cost Of Living

136
Sitka's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Sitka Alaska National Average
Overall 136 128 100
Services 113 112 100
Groceries 143 137 100
Health 149 147 100
Housing 162 135 100
Transportation 122 120 100
Utilities 134 147 100

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Population over time in Sitka

Year Population % Change
2019 8,640 -1.1%
2018 8,738 -0.8%
2017 8,810 -1.2%
2016 8,921 -0.2%
2015 8,943 -0.2%
2014 8,957 0.1%
2013 8,945 0.4%
2012 8,909 0.3%
2011 8,879 -0.2%
2010 8,894 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sitka

White
61.6% (5,320)
African American
0.7% (61)
American Indian
12.3% (1,063)
Asian
6.7% (575)
Hawaiian
0.1% (8)
Other
0.2% (20)
Two Or More
11.7% (1,009)
Hispanic
6.8% (584)
Race Sitka AK USA
White 61.6% 60.6% 60.7%
African American 0.7% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 12.3% 14.4% 0.7%
Asian 6.7% 6.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 11.7% 7.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.8% 7.0% 18.0%

Gender in Sitka

Female
48.6% (4,196)
Male
51.4% (4,443)
Gender Sitka AK USA
Female 48.6% 47.8% 50.8%
Male 51.4% 52.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sitka for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (172)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (259)
High School / GED
27.0% (2,332)
Some College
23.0% (1,987)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (950)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (1,728)
Master's Degree
9.0% (777)
Professional Degree
3.0% (259)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (172)
Education Sitka AK USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 27.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Sitka, Alaska

Less than $10,000
4.1% (35,319)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (33,614)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.6% (65,768)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.9% (50,665)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.9% (85,498)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (172,946)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.9% (146,151)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.8% (145,177)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.2% (79,409)
$200,000 or more
5.7% (49,447)
Income Sitka AK USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 4.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 2.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.6% 6.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.9% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.9% 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.9% 14.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.8% 19.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.2% 9.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.7% 8.6% 7.7%

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