Butte employment information

IndexButteAlaskaNational
Income per capita$31,248$34,191$29,829
Median household income$77,750$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$83,214$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,962$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$43,438$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$26,490$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.3%10.1%15.1%
The Butte, AK employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Butte is $31,248, which is 9% lower than than the Alaska average and 5% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $77,750, which is 4% higher than than the Alaska average and 41% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Butte is 6%, which is 24% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Butte is 10% which is 32% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$51,828$77,750$155,500
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Butte is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Butte is 41% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Butte is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Butte is 32% lower than the national average.

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Butte employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.3%1.2%
Manufacturing sector3.6%7.8%
Financial & insurance services2.0%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services15.7%9.5%
Public administration8.9%6.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.0%3.6%
Education, health & social services8.7%38.5%
Other24.9%34.8%

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Fishhook, AK5,866$95,03072%
Gateway, AK6,061$91,53865%
Farm Loop, AK1,119$88,12559%
Lakes, AK8,944$84,82153%
Tanaina, AK9,736$81,10947%
Butte, AK3,905$77,75041%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clearview, WA3,907$91,27565%
Wilmer, TX3,903$37,54632%
Centerville, MN3,907$89,11861%
El Jebel, CO3,908$81,86048%
Bunker Hill Village, TX3,909$221,824301%
Butte, AK3,905$77,75041%
Source: The Butte, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).