Sitka SnackAbility

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

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Sitka, Alaska Info Snack

The City and Borough of Sitka (Tlingit: Sheetká), formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule (Russian: - or a, t Novoarkhangelsk), is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,881. In terms of land area, it is the largest city-borough in the U.S., with a land area of 2,870.3 square miles (7,434 square kilometres) and a total area (including water area) of 4,811.4 square miles (12,461 square kilometres); however, it is the smallest of Alaska's boroughs. Urban Sitka, the part that is usually thought of as the "city" of Sitka, is on the west side of Baranof Island.
Population
8,810
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
9.2%
Median Home
$350,900
Median Income
$70,765
Median Rent
$1,104

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Population over time in Sitka

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Sitka Per 100k

Crime Sitka AK USA
Violent Crime 160.3 829.0 382.9
Murder 11.4 8.4 5.3
Robbery 11.4 128.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 137.4 575.4 248.9
Property Crime 1865.8 3542.1 2362.0
Burglary 137.4 563.8 430.4
Larceny 1659.8 2402.7 1694.0
Car Theft 68.7 575.6 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Sitka

White
62.4% (5,498)
African American
1.0% (85)
American Indian
13.1% (1,158)
Asian
6.7% (590)
Hawaiian
0.4% (37)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
10.1% (887)
Hispanic
6.3% (555)
Race Sitka AK USA
White 62.4% 61.5% 61.5%
African American 1.0% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 13.1% 13.8% 0.7%
Asian 6.7% 6.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.4% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 10.1% 7.4% 2.3%
Hispanic 6.3% 6.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Sitka, Alaska

Less than $10,000
5.0% (44,050)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.5% (30,835)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.5% (57,265)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.6% (49,336)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.4% (91,624)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.7% (199,987)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.2% (142,722)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.7% (164,747)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.7% (59,027)
$200,000 or more
4.9% (43,169)
Income Sitka AK USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 3.8% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 3.1% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.5% 6.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.6% 6.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.4% 11.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.7% 17.8% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.2% 14.6% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.7% 19.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.7% 9.3% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.9% 7.2% 6.3%

Gender in Sitka

Female
48.7% (4,290)
Male
51.3% (4,519)
Gender Sitka AK USA
Female 48.7% 47.7% 50.8%
Male 51.3% 52.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sitka for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.7% (147)
9-12th Grade
4.8% (422)
High School / GED
26.5% (2,335)
Some College
24.0% (2,118)
Associate's Degree
10.1% (886)
Bachelor's Degree
19.6% (1,728)
Master's Degree
8.5% (752)
Professional Degree
2.7% (238)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (179)
Education Sitka AK USA
< 9th Grade 1.7% 2.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.8% 4.9% 7.2%
High School / GED 26.5% 27.6% 27.3%
Some College 24.0% 27.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.1% 8.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 19.6% 18.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.5% 7.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.7% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.4%

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