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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Sitka is $33,920, which is about the same as the state average of $33,129 and is higher than the national average of $28,555. Sitka median household income is $69,635, which has grown by 34.17% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 39.28% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Sitka residents spend 11.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 18.1 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #50

Sitka, AK
33,920 USD
Alaska
33,129 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Sitka, AK
35,177 USD
Alaska
36,240 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Sitka, AK
42,470 USD
Alaska
42,923 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Sitka, AK
30,933 USD
Alaska
30,441 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #61
Sitka, AK
69,635 USD
Alaska
71,829 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Sitka, AK
81,059 USD
Alaska
88,583 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #144
Sitka, AK
34.17%
Alaska
39.28%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Sitka, AKAlaskaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income50.81%$11,978, see rank45.29%$8,57921.11%$16,919
Social Security Income23.71%$12,970, see rank19.65%$15,58529.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income5.81%$4,436, see rank6.20%$4,2592.82%$3,720
Retirement Income19.81%$27,956, see rank18.57%$28,50817.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Sitka, AK
79,743 USD
Alaska
83,714 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Sitka, AK
93,035 USD
Alaska
100,099 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Sitka, AKAlaskaU.S.
White$78,505, see rank$78,752$56,900
Black$143,472, see rank$55,897$35,600
Hispanic$44,492, see rank$62,038$42,396
Asian$96,667, see rank$63,551$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$34,972, see rank$45,624$37,170
One Race, Other$26,500, see rank$56,875$40,300
Two or More Races$42,321, see rank$55,489$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Sitka, AKAlaskaU.S.
less than 25$43,920, see rank$42,742$25,788
25 to 44$72,097, see rank$74,898$58,398
45 to 64$83,250, see rank$82,782$65,027
65 or over$45,766, see rank$51,768$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Sitka, AKAlaskaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over7,144, see rank560,680248,775,628
Male13,611, 50.55%, see rank52.43%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:22,639, 73.08%, see rank75.35%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces2109, 3.02%, see rank5.08%0.73%
Male, Civilian22,530, 70.06%, see rank70.27%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed32,386, 94.31%, see rank90.52%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3144, 5.69%, see rank9.48%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2972, 26.92%, see rank24.65%30.72%
Female13,533, 49.45%, see rank47.57%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:22,370, 67.08%, see rank65.75%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces212, 0.34%, see rank0.70%0.11%
Female, Civilian22,358, 66.74%, see rank65.05%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed32,278, 96.61%, see rank92.79%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed380, 3.39%, see rank7.21%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force21,163, 32.92%, see rank34.25%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Sitka, AKAlaskaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over4,636, 100%353,493141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone2,754, 59.40%, see rank67.67%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled587, 12.66%, see rank12.67%9.59%
Public Transportation46, 0.99%, see rank1.59%5.06%
Walked715, 15.42%, see rank7.87%2.78%
Other Means358, 7.72%, see rank5.47%1.79%
Worked at Home176, 3.80%, see rank4.72%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Sitka, AK
11.5 minutes
Alaska
18.1 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Sitka, AKAlaskaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,664347,983143,435,233
Male12,386, 51.16%, see rank53.73%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2682, 28.58%, see rank30.89%33.12%
Service Occupations2366, 15.34%, see rank15.20%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2349, 14.63%, see rank14.59%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2268, 11.23%, see rank1.67%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2269, 11.27%, see rank12.69%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2393, 16.47%, see rank17.20%17.94%
Female12,278, 48.84%, see rank46.27%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,045, 45.87%, see rank41.68%40.04%
Service Occupations2454, 19.93%, see rank20.56%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2612, 26.87%, see rank32.29%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations211, 0.48%, see rank0.21%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.60%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2156, 6.85%, see rank4.36%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Sitka, AKAlaskaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,664, 100%347,983143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining441, 9.46%, see rank5.62%1.96%
Construction364, 7.80%, see rank7.64%6.17%
Manufacturing248, 5.32%, see rank3.61%10.43%
Wholesale Trade34, 0.73%, see rank1.81%2.75%
Retail Trade366, 7.85%, see rank10.78%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities291, 6.24%, see rank7.75%4.93%
Information64, 1.37%, see rank1.93%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing100, 2.14%, see rank4.06%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
221, 4.74%, see rank8.31%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance1,572, 33.70%, see rank23.32%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
385, 8.25%, see rank8.98%9.49%
Public Administration366, 7.85%, see rank11.94%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration212, 4.55%, see rank4.25%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Sitka, AK%AlaskaU.S.
Population in Poverty7058.00%, see rank10.10%15.59%
Family in Poverty1024.72%, see rank7.03%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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