|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ketchikan is 8,037. Ketchikan, Alaska is the 3,648th largest city in the US.
Ketchikan is located entirely in Ketchikan Gateway Borough.
The peak population of Ketchikan was in 2000, when its population was 8,305. In 2000, Ketchikan was the 3,154th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,648th largest city in the US. Ketchikan is currently 3.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
Ketchikan has shrunk 3.2% since the year 2000. Ketchikan, Alaska's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Ketchikan has a population density of 1,849.3 people per square mile. Ketchikan has the highest population density in Alaska.
|3643||Union, South Carolina||8,054||-8.4%|
|3646||Oak Hill, West Virginia||8,040||6.1%|
|3647||Clinton, North Carolina||8,037||-6.7%|
|3649||Pismo Beach, California||8,036||-6.3%|
|3651||Fletcher, North Carolina||8,033||89.2%|
|3653||Island Lake, Illinois||8,027||-2.0%|
The total voting age population of Ketchikan, Alaska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,088. The voting age population is 51.5% male and 48.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.7% of the residents of Ketchikan are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ketchikan are 58.6% White, 16.2% American Indian, 12.6% Asian, 10.2% Two or more races, 1.3% Other, 0.9% Black and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ketchikan, 11.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.9%. On a per-household basis, 8.6% of families are below the poverty line in Ketchikan.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.3% of Ketchikan residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.2% of Ketchikan residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.0% have a bachelor's degree and 7.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ketchikan residents aged 5 and older, 15.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 10.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ketchikan is 7.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ketchikan, 22.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ketchikan is $61,419.
In Ketchikan, 49.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.3% of housing units in Ketchikan.
Of all the housing units in Ketchikan, 18.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Ketchikan, 5.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ketchikan is $1,106.
In Ketchikan, 81.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.