Anchorage, Alaska 

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Economy in Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage has an unemployment rate of 5.6%. The US average is 3.9%.

Anchorage has seen the job market decrease by -0.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 16.1%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Anchorage
- The Sales Tax Rate for Anchorage is 0.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Anchorage is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Anchorage
- The average income of a Anchorage resident is $36,508 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Anchorage resident is $78,121 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYAnchorage, AlaskaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.6%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth-0.8%1.6%
  Future Job Growth16.1%33.5%
  Sales Taxes0.0%7.3%
  Income Tax0.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$38,977$31,177
  Household Income$82,271$57,652
  Family Median Income$94,913$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.5%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction3.2%0.6%
  Construction6.7%6.2%
  Manufacturing1.9%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.6%2.7%
  Retail trade11.0%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing6.7%4.1%
  Utilities0.7%0.9%
  Information2.4%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.3%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.9%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services7.2%6.7%
  Management of companies0.2%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.6%4.3%
  Educational services7.4%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance15.5%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.5%7.4%
  Other services4.4%4.9%
  Public administration10.3%4.8%
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