Ketchikan Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska

Ketchikan: City in Alaska, USA

About

Ketchikan is a city located in the county of Ketchikan Gateway Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,050. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,187 inhabitants.

The city was created 121 years ago in 1900.

Ketchikan Quick Facts

Population : 8,187 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Ketchikan Gateway Borough
Postal code : 99901, 99950
Phone Area Codes : 907
Water as percent of area : 26.19%
Land as percent of area : 73.81%
Altitude : 0 feet / 0 meters
Capital city : Ketchikan is capital of Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Revillagigedo Island
Establishment : August 08, 1900 (121 years ago)
Time Zone : Alaska Time Zone
Local time : 10:42:33 (24th May 2022)
Population growth : 1.67% (2010-2020)
Ketchikan  Alaska  Estados Unidos  2017-08-16  DD 59-63 PAN image
Ketchikan Alaska Estados Unidos 2017-08-16 DD 59-63 PAN
Ketchikan  Alaska  Estados Unidos  2017-08-16  DD 59-63 PAN image

Geography

Ketchikan is located at 55°20'30"N 131°38'51"W (55.3418000, -131.6475700).

Ketchikan map

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Demographics

The population of Ketchikan increased by 1.67% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,050 - census
2011 8,154 1.28% estimation process
2012 8,185 0.38% estimation process
2013 8,181 -0.05% estimation process
2014 8,228 0.57% estimation process
2015 8,168 -0.73% estimation process
2016 8,167 -0.01% estimation process
2017 8,238 0.86% estimation process
2018 8,258 0.24% estimation process
2019 8,284 0.31% estimation process
2020 8,187 -1.18% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,807
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,114
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 9.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,424
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,100
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.6%
People over 65 (%) : 14.5%
Female persons, % : 49.3%
White only, percent : 74.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 12.0%
Asians alone % : 2.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 1.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 71.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 662
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.4%

Ketchikan zip code is 99901. County name: Ketchikan Gateway, County fips: 02130

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $229,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,528
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $519
2015-2019 median gross rent : $950
2015-2019 Households : 3,143
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.45
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 22,685
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 29,671
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 220,257
2012 total retail sales per capita : $29,979
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $61,348
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,525
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 970
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 468
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 284
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 85
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 817
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 141
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 692
2010 population per square mile : 248.3
2010 land area in square miles : 28.59

People born in Ketchikan (9)

People born in Ketchikan, including mathematician John Selfridge, professional golfer Danny Edwards, artist David A. Boxley, .

List

  • Grant Burgoyne (American congressman in Idaho) he was born in 09/08/1953
  • Kyle Johansen (American politician) he was born in 13/07/1967
  • Jerry Mackie (American businessman and politician) he was born in 10/01/1962
  • Lisa Telford (Haida weaver) she was born in 01/01/1957
  • Bill K. Williams (American Tlingit politician and businessman) he was born in 21/05/1943
  • Lisa Murkowski (United States Senator from Alaska) she was born in 22/05/1957

Post offices near Ketchikan

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ketchikan Post Office Ketchikan (AK) 99901

Other cities in Ketchikan Gateway Borough

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ketchikan Gateway Borough , AK.

City Name Population Title
Saxman 387 City in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Ketchikan distances to largest Alaska cities