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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
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  1.79%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  3.84%0.61%
  Construction  7.52%6.19%
  Manufacturing  3.45%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  1.89%2.72%
  Retail trade  10.96%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  6.58%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.99%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  2.37%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.71%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  5.53%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.10%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  2.92%4.27%
  Educational services  9.25%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  14.08%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.85%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  7.17%7.44%
  Other services  4.36%4.94%
  Public administration  11.49%4.80%

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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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