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Income/capita 30%
Household income 96%
Unemployment 23%
IndexRidgewayAlaskaNational
Income per capita$38,892$34,191$29,829
Median household income$108,409$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$110,406$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$88,750$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$70,333$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$40,327$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.0%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ridgeway is 30% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ridgeway is 96% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ridgeway is 23% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ridgeway is 14% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $72,265$108,409$216,818
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      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.

      Ridgeway median earnings by income bracket

      Ridgeway employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.6%5.7%
      Manufacturing sector2.2%9.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%8.4%
      Public administration2.4%17.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%2.9%
      Education, health & social services9.7%42.0%
      Other49.6%17.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kalifornsky, AK8,015$77,75641%
      Sterling, AK5,661$74,22734%
      Funny River, AK972$71,07128%
      Soldotna, AK4,471$67,43422%
      Cohoe, AK1,321$63,92916%
      Ridgeway, AK2,338$108,40996%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Spencerville, OH2,339$40,43027%
      Council Grove, KS2,337$37,50032%
      Carlin, NV2,337$76,25038%
      Bottineau, ND2,340$45,00019%
      Colquitt, GA2,336$21,54161%
      Ridgeway, AK2,338$108,40996%
      Source: The Ridgeway, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).