Sitka, Alaska 

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Population

8,810

-0.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$69,635

Median Home Price

$383,700

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July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Sitka, while January and December are the least comfortable months.


Sitka, AK Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000

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Country: United States
State: Alaska
County: Sitka City and Borough
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Sitka
Zip Codes: 99835


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Sitka is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Sitka jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sitka's cost of living is 23.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sitka's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Sitka City and Borough voted Democratic in 2016, 2012 and 2000, and Republican in 2008 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Sitka's population is 8,810 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 10.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Sitka is Real Estate: $383,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.7%.

SCHOOLS
Sitka public schools spend $21,416 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Sitka. More Education



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Housing Market in Sitka

It's not a good time to buy in Sitka. Home Appreciation is down -3.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sitka is $383,700.

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Reviews for Sitka   3 Reviews
Sunny Sitka - 8/22/2011
Sitka is a stunning place that, depending on your definition, can be quite sunny. Sitka had 260 days of sun in 2010 and 228 in 2009 if you count any day the sun comes... Read More

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Sitka: A Wonderous Place - 6/24/2007
I've lived in the three largest communities in SE Alaska for over 25 years and Sitka is by far the best. It is known as the emerald of... Read More

Paradise if you don't mind the weather - 1/4/2007
Sitka has got to be one of the most beautiful places on earth when the skies clear of rain and clouds... If you yearn for a remote island community with plenty of... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SITKA, ALASKA
99835

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