Income/capita 36%
Household income 58%
Unemployment 24%
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Income per capita$40,592$34,191$29,829
Median household income$87,436$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$108,387$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,435$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$49,510$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$37,433$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.4%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Juneau is 36% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Juneau is 58% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Juneau is 24% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Juneau is 51% lower than the national average

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      Juneau employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.2%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector1.2%3.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%3.6%
      Wholesale & retail services11.9%8.0%
      Public administration21.4%23.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%4.3%
      Education, health & social services13.0%32.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Juneau, AK32,524$87,43658.0%

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      Englewood, CO32,523$50,1849.3%
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      Waxahachie, TX32,536$55,3850.1%
      Bangor, ME32,491$37,98731.3%
      Lewiston, ID32,484$47,94713.3%
      Juneau, AK32,524$87,43658.0%
      Source: The Juneau, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).