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Economy in Alaska

Alaska has an unemployment rate of 6.7%. The US average is 3.9%.

Alaska 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 16.5%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Alaska
- The Sales Tax Rate for Alaska is 1.4%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Alaska 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 Alaska
- The average income of a Alaska resident is $33,129 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Alaska resident is $71,829 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYAlaska, AlaskaUnited States
  5.5%3.7%
  -0.8%1.6%
  16.5%33.5%
  0.0%6.2%
  0.0%4.6%
  $35,065$31,177
  $76,114$57,652
  $88,949$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.8%1.3%
  3.8%0.6%
  7.5%6.2%
  3.4%10.4%
  1.9%2.7%
  11.0%11.6%
  6.6%4.1%
  1.2%0.9%
  2.0%2.1%
  2.4%4.7%
  1.7%1.9%
  5.5%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  2.9%4.3%
  9.2%9.3%
  14.1%13.8%
  1.8%2.2%
  7.2%7.4%
  4.4%4.9%
  11.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Alaska    25 Reviews
    Recreation in Alaska - 3/4/2015
    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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    Like another country - 10/28/2014
    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

    Alaska Wonderful Place to Live if You Can Handle W - 3/2/2013
    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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    99654, 99504, 99507, 99508, 99709, 99801, 99645, 99577, 99502, 99515, ... 238 more

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