Sitka, AK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,650 housing units in Sitka. This represents a 13.3% growth from 3,222 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,912 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 738 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sitka is about 58.1%. Sitka's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.2%. Average household size is 2.61 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sitka were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type6.80%
One Bedroom17.70%
Two Bedrooms29.90%
Three Bedrooms31.30%
Four Bedrooms12.30%
Five Bedrooms or more2%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.83
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$196,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$162,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$627

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.70%
Home Equity Loan3.60%
Simple Mortgage62.90%
Debt Free29.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.4%