Income/capita 26%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 66%
IndexCopper CenterAlaskaNational
Income per capita$21,976$34,191$29,829
Median household income$43,125$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,583$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,313$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$33,333$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$20,313$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate7.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.5%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Copper Center is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Copper Center is 22% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Copper Center is 66% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Copper Center is 70% lower than the national average

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      Copper Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry27.5%6.5%
      Manufacturing sector3.8%48.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.8%6.5%
      Public administration13.8%9.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.8%19.4%
      Education, health & social services0.0%25.8%

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      Silver Springs, AK172$83,75051%
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      Glennallen, AK192$19,07366%
      Willow Creek, AK13$0100%
      Copper Center, AK335$43,12522%

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      Druid Hills, KY335$113,000104%
      Potter, NE335$42,34423%
      Cedar Point, IL335$62,81314%
      Keachi, LA335$49,53110%
      Ponderosa, NM335$38,12531%
      Copper Center, AK335$43,12522%
      Source: The Copper Center, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).