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Anchorage Metro Area Income and Careers

 

As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Anchorage Area is $34,953, which is higher than the state average of $33,129 and is higher than the national average of $28,555. Anchorage Area median household income is $76,453. On average Anchorage Area residents spend 21.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 18.1 minutes and 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, #22

Anchorage Area
34,953 USD
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

Anchorage Area
39,324 USD
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
Anchorage Area
45,675 USD
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
Anchorage Area
32,182 USD
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, #10
Anchorage Area
76,453 USD
Alaska
71,829 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Anchorage Area
95,241 USD
Alaska
88,583 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank
Anchorage Area
10.29%
Alaska
39.28%
U.S.
27.36%

*The Anchorage Area median household income growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Alaska and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
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
 Anchorage AreaAlaskaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income46.03%$8,754, see rank45.29%$8,57921.11%$16,919
Social Security Income18.01%$16,258, see rank19.65%$15,58529.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income5.98%$4,277, see rank6.20%$4,2592.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.70%$30,055, see rank18.57%$28,50817.85%$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
Anchorage Area
88,596 USD
Alaska
83,714 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Anchorage Area
107,180 USD
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

 Anchorage AreaAlaskaU.S.
White$82,538, see rank$78,752$56,900
Black$53,726, see rank$55,897$35,600
Hispanic$59,685, see rank$62,038$42,396
Asian$61,663, see rank$63,551$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$52,308, see rank$45,624$37,170
Hawaiian Native$50,992, see rank$50,853$53,370
One Race, Other$50,985, see rank$56,875$40,300
Two or More Races$56,590, see rank$55,489$47,621

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

Median Household Income by Age

 Anchorage AreaAlaskaU.S.
less than 25$43,525, see rank$42,742$25,788
25 to 44$78,066, see rank$74,898$58,398
45 to 64$88,885, see rank$82,782$65,027
65 or over$56,194, see rank$51,768$37,945

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

Employment Status

 Anchorage AreaAlaskaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over301,210, see rank560,680248,775,628
Male1154,234, 51.20%, see rank52.43%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2118,409, 76.77%, see rank75.35%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces27,934, 5.14%, see rank5.08%0.73%
Male, Civilian2110,475, 71.63%, see rank70.27%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3101,117, 91.53%, see rank90.52%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed39,358, 8.47%, see rank9.48%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force235,825, 23.23%, see rank24.65%30.72%
Female1146,976, 48.80%, see rank47.57%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:297,675, 66.46%, see rank65.75%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces21,096, 0.75%, see rank0.70%0.11%
Female, Civilian296,579, 65.71%, see rank65.05%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed390,090, 93.28%, see rank92.79%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed36,489, 6.72%, see rank7.21%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force249,301, 33.54%, see rank34.25%41.21%
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

 Anchorage AreaAlaskaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over194,870, 100%353,493141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone145,154, 74.49%, see rank67.67%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled24,129, 12.38%, see rank12.67%9.59%
Public Transportation3,341, 1.71%, see rank1.59%5.06%
Walked5,394, 2.77%, see rank7.87%2.78%
Other Means8,689, 4.46%, see rank5.47%1.79%
Worked at Home8,163, 4.19%, see rank4.72%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Anchorage Area
21.5 minutes
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
 Anchorage AreaAlaskaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over191,207347,983143,435,233
Male1101,117, 52.88%, see rank53.73%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations234,019, 33.64%, see rank30.89%33.12%
Service Occupations215,534, 15.36%, see rank15.20%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations216,458, 16.28%, see rank14.59%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2484, 0.48%, see rank1.67%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations211,799, 11.67%, see rank12.69%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations215,319, 15.15%, see rank17.20%17.94%
Female190,090, 47.12%, see rank46.27%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations238,205, 42.41%, see rank41.68%40.04%
Service Occupations218,696, 20.75%, see rank20.56%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations229,064, 32.26%, see rank32.29%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2114, 0.13%, see rank0.21%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2486, 0.54%, see rank0.60%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations23,230, 3.59%, see rank4.36%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Anchorage AreaAlaskaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over191,207, 100%347,983143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining7,863, 4.11%, see rank5.62%1.96%
Construction14,867, 7.78%, see rank7.64%6.17%
Manufacturing4,042, 2.11%, see rank3.61%10.43%
Wholesale Trade4,223, 2.21%, see rank1.81%2.75%
Retail Trade21,154, 11.06%, see rank10.78%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities14,467, 7.57%, see rank7.75%4.93%
Information4,211, 2.20%, see rank1.93%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing9,147, 4.78%, see rank4.06%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
19,155, 10.02%, see rank8.31%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance44,082, 23.05%, see rank23.32%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
18,649, 9.75%, see rank8.98%9.49%
Public Administration20,816, 10.89%, see rank11.94%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration8,531, 4.46%, see rank4.25%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Anchorage Area%AlaskaU.S.
Population in Poverty33,4668.73%, see rank10.10%15.59%
Family in Poverty5,5426.01%, see rank7.03%11.47%

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


 
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