Sitka City & Borough

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Sitka City & Borough, Alaska

100 Lincoln St
Sitka, AK 99835
Phone: (907) 747-3294
Fax: (907) 747-7403
www.cityofsitka.com

In AK panhandle, western (outer) portion of the central Alexander Archipelago, southwest of Juneau. City center on the west coast of Baranof Island, 930 mi. north of Seattle, WA. Name Origin: From Tlingit term for 'by the sea' or 'on Shi,' the Tlingit name for Baranof Island

Area (sq mi):: 4811.53 (land 2873.98; water 1937.55) Population per square mile: 3.10
Population 2005: 8,986 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 2.90% Population 2000: 8,835 (White 67.10%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 3.80%; Other 27.40%). Foreign born: 5.10%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $23,622; median household $51,901; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,078-$31,467
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 13.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 2.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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