Ketchikan, AK
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Living in Ketchikan

Ketchikan is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 8,037 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Ketchikan is the seventh largest community in Alaska.

Ketchikan is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 11.65 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Ketchikan citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.41% of adults in Ketchikan have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ketchikan in 2018 was $37,110, which is upper middle income relative to Alaska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,440 for a family of four. However, Ketchikan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ketchikan is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ketchikan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ketchikan residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Ketchikan include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Ketchikan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Spanish.

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