Statistic Ketchikan Alaska National
Population 8,230 731,545 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 2,158 1 91
Median age 37.3 33.6 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.1:1 1.1:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 51% 53% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 46% 48% 43%
Speak English 84% 84% 79%
Speak Spanish 2% 4% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Ketchikan is 215656% higher than Alaska
  • The median age in Ketchikan is 11% higher than Alaska
  • In Ketchikan 58.02% of the population is White
  • In Ketchikan 0.86% of the population is Black
  • In Ketchikan 12.77% of the population is Asian

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      Ketchikan population breakdown by race

      Race Ketchikan Alaska National
      White 58.02% 65.62% 73.35%
      Black 0.86% 3.32% 12.63%
      Asian 12.77% 6.00% 5.22%
      American Indian 17.00% 14.06% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.23% 1.20% 0.18%
      Mixed race 9.65% 8.46% 3.06%
      Other race 1.47% 1.34% 4.75%
      In Ketchikan, 6.2% 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.

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