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Population (year 2000): 8,835. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,986 (+1.7% change)
Males: 4,505 (51.0%), Females: 4,330 (49.0%)

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $51,901 (year 2000)
Median house value: $196,500 (year 2000)

Sitka and, AK residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Sitka and:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.1%)
  • American Indian (24.7%)
  • Two or more races (7.5%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Filipino (2.9%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (14.4%), Irish (13.9%), English (11.7%), Norwegian (6.5%), Italian (4.8%), French (3.9%).and, Alaska forum

Land area: 2874.0 square miles

Sitka

For population 25 years and over in Sitka and

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sitka city and borough

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

5.1% Foreign born (3.0% Asia, 0.9% Oceania, 0.6% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +198 (+2.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AK Anchorage, (1031.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (1971.3 miles www.WeatherStudio.com )

Nearest cities: Tenakee Springs, AK (48.9 miles) , AK Angoon, (59.5 miles Game Creek, AK (68.8 miles) , Whitestone Logging Camp, AK (70.0 miles) , AK Hoonah, (71.6 miles Cube Cove, AK (72.6 miles) , Port Alexander, AK (74.3 miles) , Pelican, AK (86.3 miles) .

Latitude: 57.08 N, Longitude: 135.33 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (32.5%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +157 (+1.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,296 (97.2%)

Average climate in Sitka and, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hospitals/medical centers near Sitka and:
  • MT EDGECUMBE HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; SITKA, AK)
  • SITKA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; SITKA, AK)
  • BARTLETT REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 104 miles; JUNEAU, AK)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sitka and:
  • SITKA ROCKY GUTIERREZ (about 4 miles; SITKA, AK; ID: SIT)
  • GUSTAVUS (about 96 miles; GUSTAVUS, AK; ID: GST)
  • JUNEAU INTL (about 103 miles; JUNEAU, AK; ID: JNU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sitka and:
  • SITKA (about 3 miles; SITKA, AK; ID: A29)
  • FALSE ISLAND (about 32 miles; FALSE ISLAND, AK; ID: 2Z6)
  • WARM SPRING BAY (about 36 miles; BARANOF, AK; ID: BNF)

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
Streets and Highways 11 $50,220 $54,785 0 $0
Correction 4 $12,972 $38,916 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 20 $112,345 $67,407 0 $0
Firefighters 8 $49,456 $74,184 8 $3,044
Police - Other 10 $32,116 $38,539 0 $0
Water Transport and Terminals 9 $31,038 $41,384 0 $0
Health 2 $8,143 $48,858 0 $0
Hospitals 53 $224,382 $50,803 60 $150,350
Solid Waste Management 1 $3,525 $42,300 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $11,110 $66,660 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $43,100 $57,466 9 $6,350
Electric Power 26 $140,469 $64,831 2 $2,311
Financial Administration 21 $79,038 $45,164 1 $1,714
Other and Unallocable 12 $54,635 $54,635 2 $1,846
Local Libraries 4 $15,702 $47,106 8 $8,517
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 29 $97,476 $40,334 29 $16,460
Sewerage 8 $44,218 $66,327 1 $1,576
Parks and Recreation 3 $9,786 $39,144 0 $0
Water Supply 3 $16,658 $66,632 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 141 $616,554 $52,472 71 $43,044
Fire - Other 1 $4,486 $53,832 1 $1,676
Totals for Government 377 $1,657,429 $52,756 192 $236,888
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sitka and:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS (about 1017 miles; FAIRBANKS, AK; Full-time enrollment: 5,034)
  • PENINSULA COLLEGE (about 1031 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE (about 1041 miles; ANCHORAGE, AK; FT enrollment: 9,453)
  • WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 1057 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; FT enrollment: 11,889)
  • WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 1060 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; FT enrollment: 2,656)
  • SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE (about 1078 miles; MT VERNON, WA; FT enrollment: 3,420)
  • OLYMPIC COLLEGE (about 1095 miles; BREMERTON, WA; FT enrollment: 3,889)

Sitka and compared to Alaska state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Population density significantly below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Sitka and:
  • KIFW (1230 AM; 1 kW; SITKA, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
Strongest FM radio stations in Sitka and:
  • K211BG (90.1 FM; SITKA, AK; Owner: RAVEN RADIO FOUNDATION)
  • KSBZ (103.1 FM; SITKA, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K217EV (91.3 FM; SITKA, AK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KCAW (104.7 FM; SITKA, AK; Owner: RAVEN RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K235AC (94.9 FM; SITKA, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KAQU-LP (88.1 FM; SITKA, AK; Owner: CITY & BOROUGH OF SITKA)
TV broadcast stations around Sitka and:
  • KTNL (Channel 13; SITKA, AK; Owner: KETCHIKAN TV, LLC)
  • K08KY (Channel 8; SITKA, AK; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNITY B/CING, INC.)
  • KSCT-LP (Channel 5; SITKA, AK; Owner: DAN ETULAIN)
  • K03GJ (Channel 3; SITKA, 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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