Big Lake employment information

IndexBig LakeAlaskaNational
Income per capita$29,687$33,129$28,555
Median household income$66,713$71,829$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,105$88,221$68,142
Median income renter occupied$57,639$48,624$33,219
Median earnings male$41,534$42,923$36,116
Median earnings female$25,898$30,441$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level10.5%10.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Big Lake is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Big Lake is 25% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Big Lake is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Big Lake is 33% lower than the national average.

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Big Lake median earnings by income bracket

Big Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry27.0%9.0%
Manufacturing sector3.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.3%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.7%13.2%
Public administration6.3%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%6.9%
Education, health & social services12.9%34.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Knik-Fairview, AK15,797$81,53452%
Meadow Lakes, AK7,139$61,04214%
Houston, AK2,058$52,0193%
Point MacKenzie, AK473$41,11123%
Big Lake, AK3,959$66,71325%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Baldwin, WI3,959$58,3219%
Fox Farm-College, WY3,959$37,10931%
Crescent Springs, KY3,958$51,4714%
Burgaw, NC3,960$33,40338%
San Manuel, AZ3,961$42,81920%
Big Lake, AK3,959$66,71325%
Source: The Big Lake, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.