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People

Total Population 957
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 8.3%
Employed Population 16+ 627
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 52.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $80,694
% Above Poverty Level 95.4%
% Below Poverty Level 4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 5 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 44.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,044
Median House Value $328,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.4%
US/American 0%
English 12.2%
Irish 20.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Skagway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 508 miles E of Anchorage, Alaska
County Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99840
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 59.56
Longitude -135.32

Skagway Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SKAGWAY 2
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 27 F
Apr Temp 33 to 50 F
Jul Temp 50 to 68 F
Oct Temp 37 to 47 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches
Station HAINES TERMINAL
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 49 F
Jul Temp 51 to 66 F
Oct Temp 37 to 46 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station HAINES 40 NW
Distance 37.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 21 F
Apr Temp 26 to 45 F
Jul Temp 46 to 68 F
Oct Temp 30 to 42 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Haines 1,955 $70,767

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Skagway Public Libraries

Library
Skagway Public Library
769 STATE STREET
Skagway, Alaska
(907) 983-2665

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Skagway High Schools

SKAGWAY CITY SCHOOL
1563 MAIN STREET
907-983-2960
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 110 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

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