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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Alaska, Alaska, is 6.80%, with job growth of -0.17%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 32.86%.

Alaska, Alaska Taxes
Alaska, Alaska,sales tax rate is 0.00%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Alaska, Alaska Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $33,129, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $71,829.


  ECONOMYAlaska, AlaskaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.80%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  -0.17%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  32.86%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  0.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  0.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $33,129$28,555
  Household Income  $71,829$53,482
  Family Median Income  $83,714$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  14.38%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  5.45%5.34%
  Community, social services  2.25%1.67%
  Legal  0.87%1.16%
  Education, library  6.39%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.37%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  5.17%5.67%
  Healthcare support  2.20%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.45%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  5.69%5.76%
  Building maintenance  3.30%4.01%
  Personal care  4.05%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  22.78%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  1.00%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  11.40%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  11.26%12.09%

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  3/4/2015
Recreation in Alaska

I have lived in Alaska for forty years, and have found many exciting places to see and things to do. I prefer outdoor activities. If you like to hunt, camp, fish and... (Read More)

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  10/28/2014
Like another country

Living in Alaska is like living in another country; one that is behind the times by more than 20 years, at least. The roads are bad; the government and police corrupt;... (Read More)

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  3/2/2013
Alaska Wonderful Place to Live if You Can Handle W

I have lived in the Anchorage area for almost 30 years and can honestly say that it has a lot to offer, and for quality of life, is hard to beat. Low population, low... (Read More)

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