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Income/capita 13%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 64%
IndexKnik RiverAlaskaNational
Income per capita$33,732$34,191$29,829
Median household income$65,625$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$70,357$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,583$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$53,125$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$27,404$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate7.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.5%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Knik River is 13% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Knik River is 19% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Knik River is 64% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Knik River is 50% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $43,745$65,625$131,250
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Knik River median earnings by income bracket

      Knik River employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.6%4.1%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%1.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.6%7.6%
      Public administration7.5%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%5.3%
      Education, health & social services26.7%37.4%
      Other23.0%38.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gateway, AK6,061$91,53865%
      Farm Loop, AK1,119$88,12559%
      Lakes, AK8,944$84,82153%
      Tanaina, AK9,736$81,10947%
      Butte, AK3,905$77,75041%
      Knik River, AK757$65,62519%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Riegelsville, PA757$72,59631%
      Addison, AL757$34,06338%
      Barker, NY757$41,25025%
      Tribes Hill, NY757$53,4383%
      Marquette, KS757$51,4847%
      Knik River, AK757$65,62519%
      Source: The Knik River, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).