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Income/capita 53%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 314%
IndexRubyAlaskaNational
Income per capita$14,007$34,191$29,829
Median household income$25,375$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$26,125$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,500$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$13,333$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$10,625$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate19.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level36.9%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ruby is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ruby is 54% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ruby is 314% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ruby is 144% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $16,914$25,375$50,750
      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.

      Ruby median earnings by income bracket

      Ruby employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%12.1%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services29.2%21.2%
      Public administration20.8%36.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.5%3.0%
      Education, health & social services8.3%18.2%
      Other29.2%9.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ruby, AK214$25,37554%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fort Laramie, WY214$38,12531%
      Alton, NH214$60,2689%
      New Paris, PA214$37,91731%
      Ocean Breeze Park, FL214$23,05658%
      Clifford, IN214$47,50014%
      Ruby, AK214$25,37554%
      Source: The Ruby, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).