Population density (sq mi)2,179191
Median age38.133.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%48%43%
Speak English84%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Ketchikan is 217837% higher than Alaska
  • The median age in Ketchikan is 13% higher than Alaska
  • In Ketchikan 60.29% of the population is White
  • In Ketchikan 0.71% of the population is Black
  • In Ketchikan 12.26% of the population is Asian

Compare Ketchikan, AK Demographics


      Ketchikan population breakdown by race

      American Indian14.67%14.06%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.12%1.20%0.18%
      Mixed race10.70%8.46%3.06%
      Other race1.26%1.34%4.75%
      In Ketchikan, 6.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Ketchikan age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Ketchikan, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).