Wasilla employment information

IndexWasillaAlaskaNational
Income per capita$27,166$34,191$29,829
Median household income$61,774$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,081$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,889$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$46,406$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$21,713$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level12.8%10.1%15.1%
The Wasilla, 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 Wasilla is $27,166, which is 21% lower than than the Alaska average and 9% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $61,774, which is 17% lower than than the Alaska average and 12% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Wasilla is 7%, which is 40% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Wasilla is 13% which is 15% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$41,178$61,774$123,548
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Wasilla is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wasilla is 12% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wasilla is 40% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wasilla is 15% lower than the national average.

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Wasilla employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.2%1.2%
Manufacturing sector4.5%0.4%
Financial & insurance services0.8%3.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.9%15.1%
Public administration10.7%9.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%4.8%
Education, health & social services12.9%43.1%
Other27.0%21.8%

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%
Lakes, AK8,944$84,82153%
Wasilla, AK8,972$61,77412%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lancaster, SC8,971$31,39843%
Scaggsville, MD8,975$135,688145%
Fort Valley, GA8,975$20,66463%
Thomaston, GA8,976$27,46650%
Toppenish, WA8,977$37,10933%
Wasilla, AK8,972$61,77412%
Source: The Wasilla, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).