Income/capita 16%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 58%
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IndexEielson AFBAlaskaNational
Income per capita$25,065$34,191$29,829
Median household income$57,054$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$57,054$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$36,543$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$24,740$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.3%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Eielson AFB is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Eielson AFB is 3% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Eielson AFB is 58% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Eielson AFB is 72% lower than the national average

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      Eielson AFB employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.1%
      Wholesale & retail services2.3%17.2%
      Public administration75.8%14.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services15.5%51.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Salcha, AK1,068$77,91740.8%
      Badger, AK19,830$77,38439.9%
      North Pole, AK2,300$69,80626.2%
      Moose Creek, AK739$53,8792.6%
      Eielson AFB, AK2,826$57,0543.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Abbeville, GA2,826$21,69460.8%
      Pinch, WV2,826$68,82824.4%
      Darien, GA2,825$30,79944.3%
      Elgin, OK2,825$73,59433.0%
      Raymond, WA2,825$32,50041.3%
      Eielson AFB, AK2,826$57,0543.1%
      Source: The Eielson AFB, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).