Population density (sq mi)103191
Median age44.433.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1833%48%43%
Speak English88%84%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Skagway is 10185% higher than Alaska
  • The median age in Skagway is 32% higher than Alaska
  • In Skagway 79.53% of the population is White
  • In Skagway 1.13% of the population is Black
  • In Skagway 7.82% of the population is Asian

Compare Skagway, AK Demographics


      Skagway population breakdown by race

      American Indian6.07%14.06%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%1.20%0.18%
      Mixed race5.04%8.46%3.06%
      Other race0.41%1.34%4.75%
      In Skagway, 6.3% 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

      Skagway age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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