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Sitka County, Alaska

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 8,835
  • Males: 4,507
  • Females: 4,328

Ethnicity:

  • White: 5,876
  • Black/African American: 31
  • Hispanic: 289
  • Native American/Eskimo: 1,542
  • Asian: 352
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 182
  • Other: 36
  • 2 or more: 527

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (7,520)
  2. Tlingit (145)
  3. Tagalog (130)
  4. Spanish (115)
  5. Ilocano (90)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 447

  1. Philippines (246)
  2. Canada (51)
  3. Micronesia (47)
  4. Polynesia (34)
  5. Germany (25)
  6. United Kingdom (8)
  7. Thailand (6)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (550)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (460)
  3. Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses (437)
  4. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (402)
  5. Assemblies of God (250)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 2,195
    • Sensory: 462
    • Physical: 597
    • Mental: 271
    • Self-care: 109
    • Go outside home: 356
    • Employment: 469

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 65

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 3,278
    • Utility gas: 16
    • Bottled or LP gas: 70
    • Electricity: 724
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,392
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 52
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 24
    • No fuel used: 0

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 5,778
    • No vehicle: 681
    • 1 or more vehicle: 5,097

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 35
    • No High School: 123
    • Some High School: 369
    • High School: 1,417
    • Some College: 1,486
    • Associate's Degree: 521
    • College Degree: 1,184
    • Master's Degree: 367
    • Professional Degree: 90
    • Doctoral Degree: 16

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 3,278
    • Owners with phone: 1,881
    • Owners without phone: 24
    • Renters with phone: 1,348
    • Renters without phone: 25

    10 closest counties:

    1. Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska
    2. Juneau City and Borough, Alaska
    3. Haines Borough, Alaska
    4. Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, Alaska
    5. Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area, Alaska
    6. Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska
    7. Yakutat City and Borough, Alaska
    8. Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska
    9. Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska
    10. Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    99835

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KTNL-TV (210 TV) SITKA, AK
    • KCAW (104.7 FM) SITKA, AK
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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