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Population (year 2000): 7,922. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,410 (-6.5% change)
Males: 3,994 (50.4%), Females: 3,928 (49.6%)

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Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $45,802 (year 2000)
Median house value: $143,700 (year 2000)

Ketchikan, AK residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Ketchikan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.6%)
  • American Indian (22.7%)
  • Two or more races (6.7%)
  • Filipino (6.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (15.3%), Irish (11.3%), English (10.6%), Norwegian (8.8%), French (3.7%), Italian (3.2%).Alaska forum

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Ketchikan,

For population 25 years and over in Ketchikan

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ketchikan city

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

7.5% Foreign born (5.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -439 (-5.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WA Bellingham, (779.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (834.4 miles pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (1730.8 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: AK (4.9 miles Saxman, AK Metlakatla, (16.4 miles Meyers Chuck, AK (49.4 miles) , Kasaan, AK (52.4 miles) , Bay, AK Thorne (65.4 miles Thoms Place, AK (69.1 miles) , Hollis, AK (72.9 miles) , AK Hydaburg, (80.1 miles

Latitude: 55.35 N, Longitude: 131.66 W

Area code: 907

Ketchikan, Alaska business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.1%), Retail trade (11.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.6%), Public administration (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,725 (+21.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,205 (84.2%)

Crime in Ketchikan by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 1 0 1
    per 100,000 37.9 12.6 0.0 12.6
Rapes 17 20 15 9
    per 100,000 214.6 252.5 189.3 113.6
Robberies 11 3 3 3
    per 100,000 138.9 37.9 37.9 37.9
Assaults 27 34 17 28
    per 100,000 340.8 429.2 214.6 353.4
Burglaries 45 63 39 56
    per 100,000 568.0 795.3 492.3 706.9
Thefts 468 480 376 437
    per 100,000 5907.6 6059.1 4746.3 5516.3
Auto thefts 53 54 32 43
    per 100,000 669.0 681.6 403.9 542.8
563.1 563.4 386.6 453.7

Average climate in Ketchikan, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hospital/medical center in Ketchikan:
  • KETCHIKAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (3100 TONGASS AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ketchikan:
  • WRANGELL MEDICAL CENTER (about 87 miles; WRANGELL, AK)
  • PETERSBURG MEDICAL CENTER (about 134 miles; PETERSBURG, AK)
  • MT EDGECUMBE HOSPITAL (about 280 miles; SITKA, AK)

Political contributions by individuals in Ketchikan, AK

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ketchikan:
  • KETCHIKAN INTL (about 3 miles; KETCHIKAN, AK; ID: KTN)
  • WRANGELL (about 92 miles; WRANGELL, AK; ID: WRG)
  • PETERSBURG JAMES A JOHNSON (about 133 miles; PETERSBURG, AK; ID: PSG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ketchikan:
  • KETCHIKAN HARBOR (about 2 miles; KETCHIKAN, AK; ID: 5KE)
  • PENINSULA POINT PULLOUT (about 6 miles; KETCHIKAN, AK; ID: 9C0)
  • MURPHYS PULLOUT (about 6 miles; KETCHIKAN, AK; ID: 8K9)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 38 $209,846 $66,267 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $30,498 $60,996 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 7 $24,430 $41,880 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $25,074 $50,148 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 10 $39,422 $47,306 1 $922
Health 35 $118,976 $40,791 7 $9,030
Water Transport and Terminals 8 $36,550 $54,825 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $41,132 $61,698 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $11,312 $67,872 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 25 $135,004 $64,801 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $26,830 $40,245 0 $0
Firefighters 19 $95,806 $60,509 11 $5,720
Streets and Highways 23 $97,250 $50,739 0 $0
Financial Administration 22 $91,714 $50,025 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 62 $271,368 $52,522 7 $1,328
Local Libraries 8 $29,588 $44,382 2 $1,876
Totals for Government 287 $1,284,800 $53,719 28 $18,876
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ketchikan:
  • PENINSULA COLLEGE (about 758 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 781 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; FT enrollment: 11,889)
  • WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 783 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; FT enrollment: 2,656)
  • SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE (about 802 miles; MT VERNON, WA; FT enrollment: 3,420)
  • OLYMPIC COLLEGE (about 822 miles; BREMERTON, WA; FT enrollment: 3,889)
  • EVERETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 828 miles; EVERETT, WA; FT enrollment: 3,970)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 828 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,749)
Public high schools in Ketchikan:
  • KETCHIKAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 647; Location: 2610 4TH AVE.; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • REVILLA JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 3131 BARANOF AVE.; Grades: 07 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Ketchikan:
  • HOUGHTALING ELEMENTARY (Students: 436; Location: 2940 BARANOF; Grades: PK - 07)
  • SCHOENBAR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 217 SCHOENBAR; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • POINT HIGGINS SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 981 NORTH POINT HIGGINS RD NTG; Grades: PK - 07)
  • WHITE CLIFF ELEMENTARY (Students: 217; Location: 1900 FIRST AVENUE; Grades: PK - 07)
  • KETCHIKAN CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 178; Location: 410 SCHOENBAR; Grades: KG - 07)
  • TONGASS SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES (Students: 166; Location: 410 SCHOENBAR ROAD; Grades: KG - 07)
  • KETCHIKAN CORRESPONDENCE (Students: 26; Location: 2931 BARANOF AVE.; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NAUKATI SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: NAUKATI; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PORT PROTECTION SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: PORT PROTECTION; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WHALE PASS SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: WHALE PASS; Grades: KG - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Ketchikan:
  • HOLY NAME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 433 JACKSON STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
  • CLOVER PASS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 105 N PT HIGGINS RD; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Ketchikan:
  • KETCHIKAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $821,054; Location: 629 DOCK STREET; 53,684 books; 3,374 audio materials; 4,577 video materials; 257 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Bayview Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Fawn Lake (A), Scout Lake (B), Fawn Lake (C).

Creeks: Ketchikan Creek (A), Hoadley Creek (B), Carlanna Creek (C).


Ketchikan compared to Alaska state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Ketchikan:
  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Ketchikan:
  • KFMJ (99.9 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: TLP COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KGTW (106.7 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K201EG (88.1 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K220AB (91.9 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: KETCHIKAN CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K216DG (91.1 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRBD (105.9 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: RAINBIRD COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
TV broadcast stations around Ketchikan:
  • KUBD (Channel 4; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: KETCHIKAN TV, LLC)
  • K15AR (Channel 15; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K21AH (Channel 21; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09OX (Channel 9; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: RAINBIRD COMM. B/C CORPORATION)
  • K02ML (Channel 2; GRAVINA ISLAND, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04NC (Channel 4; GRAVINA ISLAND, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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