Sitka employment information

IndexSitkaAlaskaNational
Income per capita$35,655$34,191$29,829
Median household income$70,160$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$88,750$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,943$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$43,889$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$31,128$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level9.0%10.1%15.1%
The Sitka, 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 Sitka is $35,655, which is 4% higher than than the Alaska average and 20% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $70,160, which is 6% lower than than the Alaska average and 27% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Sitka is 3%, which is 33% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Sitka is 9% which is 40% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$46,768$70,160$140,320
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.

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  • The income per capita in Sitka is 20% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sitka is 27% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sitka is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sitka is 40% lower than the national average.

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Sitka median earnings by income bracket

Sitka employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.0%0.4%
Manufacturing sector5.1%16.6%
Financial & insurance services0.3%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services8.1%9.1%
Public administration9.8%5.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%6.6%
Education, health & social services17.7%45.2%
Other38.0%25.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sitka, AK8,921$70,16027%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pulaski, VA8,918$37,22833%
Madeira, OH8,924$91,81066%
Cape St. Claire, MD8,918$88,93861%
Atoka, TN8,917$87,04757%
Pitman, NJ8,916$72,63331%
Sitka, AK8,921$70,16027%
Source: The Sitka, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).