Lakes employment information

IndexLakesAlaskaNational
Income per capita$33,678$34,191$29,829
Median household income$84,821$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$96,270$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,466$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$49,865$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$30,316$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.4%10.1%15.1%
The Lakes, AK employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Lakes is $33,678, which is 2% lower than than the Alaska average and 13% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $84,821, which is 14% higher than than the Alaska average and 53% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lakes is 5%, which is 7% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lakes is 7% which is 51% lower than than the national average.
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$56,541$84,821$169,642
City
$49,624$74,444$148,888
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Lakes is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lakes is 53% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lakes is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lakes is 51% lower than the national average.

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Lakes median earnings by income bracket

Lakes employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.8%3.9%
Manufacturing sector5.2%1.4%
Financial & insurance services1.0%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services10.7%14.2%
Public administration13.3%8.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%1.8%
Education, health & social services13.4%40.4%
Other34.0%26.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fishhook, AK5,866$95,03072%
Gateway, AK6,061$91,53865%
Farm Loop, AK1,119$88,12559%
Knik-Fairview, AK17,038$85,33554%
Tanaina, AK9,736$81,10947%
Lakes, AK8,944$84,82153%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lantana, TX8,944$142,375157%
Bennington, VT8,945$37,00133%
Claymont, DE8,943$52,1906%
Boiling Springs, SC8,945$57,1433%
Maili, HI8,943$59,1167%
Lakes, AK8,944$84,82153%
Source: The Lakes, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).