Income/capita 20%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 1%
Income per capita$35,869$34,191$29,829
Median household income$69,076$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$69,413$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$30,824$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$45,116$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.0%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ester is 20% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ester is 25% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ester is 1% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ester is 80% lower than the national average

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      Ester employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.4%
      Wholesale & retail services9.8%4.6%
      Public administration11.6%16.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services18.1%60.6%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Farmers Loop, AK4,517$100,51882%
      Chena Ridge, AK5,744$92,40567%
      College, AK14,372$86,79657%
      Goldstream, AK3,960$83,59951%
      Steele Creek, AK6,693$82,94350%
      Ester, AK2,727$69,07625%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Coxsackie, NY2,727$56,6962%
      Lakeland, NY2,727$59,5228%
      Redfield, SD2,727$41,36425%
      Santa Claus, IN2,726$72,35531%
      Warden, WA2,728$38,14031%
      Ester, AK2,727$69,07625%
      Source: The Ester, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).