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Ketchikan is in Ketchikan Gateway Borough.
It is the borough seat.
The latitude of Ketchikan is 55.342N. The longitude is -131.646W.Elevation is 26 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,453.
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13% of Ketchikan residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ketchikan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ketchikan was $22,484, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Ketchikan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Ketchikan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $645. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,295.
Libraries in Ketchikan include Ketchikan Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Ketchikan include Ketchikan Daily News
TV stations in Ketchikan include KUBD.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KRBD.
The average commute time for Ketchikan workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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