Sitka is located in east Alaska. Sitka is part of Sitka County. Sitka has 2,870.34 square miles of land area and 1,941.05 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Sitka population is 8,957, which has grown 1.38% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 16.17% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Sitka median household income is $69,635 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 34.17% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 39.28% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Sitka median house value is $335,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 70.89% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 70.80% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Sitka is better than the state average in quality. The Sitka area code is 907.