Income/capita 32%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 265%
IndexSilver SpringsAlaskaNational
Income per capita$20,163$34,191$29,829
Median household income$83,750$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$83,750$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$77,500$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$41,250$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$31,806$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate17.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level11.0%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Silver Springs is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Silver Springs is 51% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Silver Springs is 265% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Silver Springs is 27% lower than the national average

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      Silver Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.8%0.0%
      Public administration17.6%6.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services11.8%58.1%

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      Tazlina, AK322$61,96412%
      Copper Center, AK335$43,12522%
      Glennallen, AK192$19,07366%
      Willow Creek, AK13$0100%
      Gulkana, AK74$0100%
      Silver Springs, AK172$83,75051%

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      Benton City, MO172$53,0214%
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      Pickering, MO172$35,62536%
      Wainiha, HI172$32,25042%
      Matoaka, WV172$33,12540%
      Silver Springs, AK172$83,75051%
      Source: The Silver Springs, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).