Ketchikan, AK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,645 housing units in Ketchikan. This represents a 8.5% growth from 3,360 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,636 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 9 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ketchikan is about 51%. Ketchikan's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.3%. Average household size is 2.42 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ketchikan were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.10%
One Bedroom27.20%
Two Bedrooms30.60%
Three Bedrooms25.80%
Four Bedrooms8.60%
Five Bedrooms or more2.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.72
Median year structure was built1967
Median Value of occupied units$143,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$175,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.11
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$632

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage6.10%
Home Equity Loan7.70%
Simple Mortgage58.70%
Debt Free26.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.9%