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Income/capita 3%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 51%
IndexGalenaAlaskaNational
Income per capita$30,580$34,191$29,829
Median household income$70,536$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,833$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$86,250$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$39,167$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$30,250$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate7.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.8%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Galena is 3% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Galena is 28% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Galena is 51% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Galena is 42% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $47,019$70,536$141,072
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Galena median earnings by income bracket

      Galena employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services4.9%3.5%
      Public administration13.9%16.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.9%4.4%
      Education, health & social services36.1%55.3%
      Other13.1%16.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Galena, AK524$70,53628%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Quantico, VA524$49,90410%
      North Brentwood, MD524$73,75033%
      Fairgrove, MI524$40,17927%
      Eskridge, KS524$36,42934%
      Dry Prong, LA524$40,79526%
      Galena, AK524$70,53628%
      Source: The Galena, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).