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Income/capita 18%
Household income 57%
Unemployment 10%
IndexCollegeAlaskaNational
Income per capita$35,121$34,191$29,829
Median household income$86,796$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$101,053$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,171$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$41,853$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$29,473$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.5%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in College is 18% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in College is 57% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in College is 10% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in College is 70% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $57,858$86,796$173,592
      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.

      College median earnings by income bracket

      College employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.6%0.2%
      Manufacturing sector1.6%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.2%3.6%
      Wholesale & retail services13.2%14.3%
      Public administration9.8%13.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%4.1%
      Education, health & social services24.6%37.7%
      Other27.7%22.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Farmers Loop, AK4,517$100,51882%
      Chena Ridge, AK5,744$92,40567%
      Goldstream, AK3,960$83,59951%
      Steele Creek, AK6,693$82,94350%
      Badger, AK19,830$77,38440%
      College, AK14,372$86,79657%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chicago Ridge, IL14,368$43,10322%
      Johnstown, CO14,379$83,26451%
      Lindenhurst, IL14,380$87,03157%
      Robbinsdale, MN14,382$60,3889%
      Hartford, WI14,350$55,1690%
      College, AK14,372$86,79657%
      Source: The College, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).