Sitka County Information

Sitka in Alaska occupies 4,812 square miles and has a 2006 population of 8,920, a change from a 2000 population of 8,835 and 8,588 in 1990. 16.3% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.8% percent is 25-35, and 14% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 21 acts of violent crime reported in Sitka in 2004, a change from 18 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 256 people: 5.4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.7%.

Read more about Sitka, Alaska in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountySitka 
StateAlaska 
Land Area4,812 sq. milesRanked 91 of 3,140
Population 20068,920Ranked 2,529 of 3,140
Population 20058,917 
Population 20008,835Ranked 2,543 of 3,140
Population 19908,588Ranked 2,504 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion68.4% 
African American.4% 
Asian American5.2% 
Native American20.1% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57% 
Population 5 to 1413.6% 
Population 15 to 2416.3% 
Population 25 to 3410.8% 
Population 35 to 4414% 
Population 45 to 5417.8% 
Population 55 to 6410.4% 
Population 65 to 746.5% 
Population 75 and up3.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2118
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes9 
Robberies2 
Aggravated Assaults10 
Total Property Crimes390254
Burglaries31 
Larceny Thefts331 
Motor Vehicle Thefts28 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population4,7054,449
Unemployed Population256208
Unemployment Rate5.4%4.7%

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