Local Data Search

 
USA.com / Alaska / Income and Careers

Alaska Income and Careers

 
Hot Alaska Rankings
Fastest / Slowest Growing Cities in AK
High / Low AK Cities by Males Employed
High / Low AK Cities by Females Employed
Best / Worst Cities by Crime Rate in AK
Richest / Poorest Cities by Income in AK
Expensive / Cheapest Homes by City in AK
Most / Least Educated Cities in AK

As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Alaska is $33,129, which is higher than the national average of $28,555. Alaska median household income is $71,829, which has grown by 39.28% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Alaska residents spend 18.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #8

Alaska
33,129 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Alaska
36,240 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Alaska
42,923 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Alaska
30,441 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #3
Alaska
71,829 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Alaska
88,583 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #8
Alaska
39.28%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 AlaskaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income45.29%$8,579, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income19.65%$15,585, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income6.20%$4,259, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income18.57%$28,508, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Alaska
83,714 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Alaska
100,099 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 AlaskaU.S.
White$78,752, see rank$56,900
Black$55,897, see rank$35,600
Hispanic$62,038, see rank$42,396
Asian$63,551, see rank$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$45,624, see rank$37,170
Hawaiian Native$50,853, see rank$53,370
One Race, Other$56,875, see rank$40,300
Two or More Races$55,489, see rank$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 AlaskaU.S.
less than 25$42,742, see rank$25,788
25 to 44$74,898, see rank$58,398
45 to 64$82,782, see rank$65,027
65 or over$51,768, see rank$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Alaska%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over560,680 see rank248,775,628
Male1293,96552.43%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2221,49575.35%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces214,9215.08%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian2206,57470.27%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3186,98590.52%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed319,5899.48%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force272,47024.65%, see rank30.72%
Female1266,71547.57%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2175,36165.75%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces21,8550.70%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian2173,50665.05%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3160,99892.79%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed312,5087.21%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force291,35434.25%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Alaska%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over353,493100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone239,22667.67%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled44,79012.67%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation5,6171.59%, see rank5.06%
Walked27,8307.87%, see rank2.78%
Other Means19,3325.47%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home16,6984.72%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Alaska
18.1 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Alaska%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over347,983-143,435,233
Male1186,98553.73%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations257,76630.89%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations228,42615.20%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations227,27514.59%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations23,1261.67%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations223,72212.69%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations232,15817.20%, see rank17.94%
Female1160,99846.27%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations267,09941.68%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations233,10920.56%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations251,98032.29%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations23440.21%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations29700.60%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations27,0184.36%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Alaska%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over347,983100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining19,5605.62%, see rank1.96%
Construction26,5697.64%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing12,5593.61%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade6,3141.81%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade37,50910.78%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities26,9837.75%, see rank4.93%
Information6,7001.93%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing14,1394.06%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
28,9298.31%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance81,14623.32%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
31,2558.98%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration41,54811.94%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration14,7724.25%, see rank4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Alaska%U.S.
Population in Poverty71,86610.10%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty11,8437.03%, see rank11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
The USA.com website and domain are privately owned and are not operated by or affiliated with any government or municipal authority.
© 2017 World Media Group, LLC.