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Income/capita 7%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 78%
IndexBadgerAlaskaNational
Income per capita$31,932$34,191$29,829
Median household income$77,384$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,885$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$52,168$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$52,612$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$31,366$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate8.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.4%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Badger is 7% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Badger is 40% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Badger is 78% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Badger is 51% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $51,584$77,384$154,768
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Badger median earnings by income bracket

      Badger employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.0%5.2%
      Manufacturing sector5.7%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.6%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services13.3%13.0%
      Public administration16.8%12.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.6%2.7%
      Education, health & social services7.3%41.2%
      Other24.5%21.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Farmers Loop, AK4,517$100,51882%
      College, AK14,372$86,79657%
      Goldstream, AK3,960$83,59951%
      Steele Creek, AK6,693$82,94350%
      North Pole, AK2,300$69,80626%
      Badger, AK19,830$77,38440%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      East Massapequa, NY19,827$100,39581%
      Bothell West, WA19,833$89,55162%
      La Crescenta-Montrose, CA19,824$90,21263%
      Montclair, VA19,836$126,745129%
      Mokena, IL19,839$98,66278%
      Badger, AK19,830$77,38440%
      Source: The Badger, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).