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Petersburg County, Alaska Facts

Facts
State Alaska
Land area 3,282.0 square miles
Population Density 1.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 3,774
Population change -1.2%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 22.5%
65 and over 12.9%
Females 48.2%
White 71.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.7
Asian 2.7%
Two or more races 8.2%
Black or African American 0.7%
Native American 16.6%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
Had graduated from high school 96%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25.7%
Veterans 345
Households and Housing
Households 1,643
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.4%
Median household income $63,934
The per capita income $34,183
Live below the poverty line. 13.5%
housing units 1,993
Multi-unit structures 15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $215,100
Residents owning their homes. 69.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,395
Women-owned firms 22.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $68,451
Retail sales per capita $17,606
Manufacturers shipments $128,982
Merchant wholesaler sales $20,426