Department of Numbers

Alaska Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Alaska was $73,355 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Alaska median household income is $17,580 higher. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Alaska household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Alaska median family income and per capita income for Alaska are shown further down.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Household Income in Alaska

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Alaska $73,355 +2.36% +4.94%

Alaska Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Alaska is $73,355. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $75,364 and is now $2,009 (2.67%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Alaska, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Alaska

Date US Alaska
2015 $55,775 $73,355
2014 $53,719 $71,666
2013 $53,166 $73,504
2012 $53,031 $69,901
2011 $53,223 $71,480
2010 $54,405 $70,201
2009 $55,478 $73,962
2008 $57,276 $75,364
2007 $58,003 $73,541
2006 $56,957 $69,820
2005 $56,122 $68,249

Alaska Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Alaska was $86,376 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Alaska median family income is $18,116 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Family Income in Alaska

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Alaska $86,376 +4.82% +4.30%

Alaska Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Alaska is $86,376. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $88,302 and is now $1,926 (2.18%) lower. From a post peak low of $79,869 in 2011, real median family income for Alaska has now grown by $6,507 (8.15%).

Real Median Family Income: Alaska, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Alaska

Date US Alaska
2015 $68,260 $86,376
2014 $65,986 $82,402
2013 $65,153 $86,883
2012 $64,548 $82,812
2011 $64,766 $79,869
2010 $65,888 $83,665
2009 $67,476 $88,302
2008 $69,756 $87,563
2007 $69,929 $83,294
2006 $68,801 $82,138
2005 $67,761 $81,417

Alaska Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Alaska was $34,352 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Alaska per capita income is $4,373 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Per Capita Income in Alaska

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Alaska $34,352 +3.78% +4.35%

Alaska Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $34,352, the per capita income for Alaska was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Per Capita Income: Alaska, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Alaska

Date US Alaska
2015 $29,979 $34,352
2014 $28,922 $33,100
2013 $28,678 $33,044
2012 $28,202 $32,921
2011 $28,147 $33,097
2010 $28,329 $33,263
2009 $29,174 $32,593
2008 $30,371 $34,319
2007 $30,508 $33,026
2006 $29,703 $31,645
2005 $30,384 $31,931