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Alaska Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Alaska was $76,440 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Alaska median household income is $18,823 higher. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Alaska household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Alaska median family income and per capita income for Alaska are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Alaska

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Alaska $76,440 +2.91% +2.70%

Alaska Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $76,440, the median household income for Alaska was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Alaska, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Alaska

Date US Alaska
2016 $57,617 $76,440
2015 $56,480 $74,282
2014 $54,398 $72,572
2013 $53,838 $74,433
2012 $53,701 $70,783
2011 $53,879 $72,360
2010 $55,093 $71,088
2009 $56,180 $74,897
2008 $58,000 $76,317
2007 $58,736 $74,471
2006 $57,677 $70,702
2005 $56,832 $69,112

Alaska Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Alaska was $88,604 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Alaska median family income is $17,542 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2017 family income data will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income in Alaska

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Alaska $88,604 +1.30% +0.71%

Alaska Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Alaska is $88,604. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $89,418 and is now $814 (0.91%) lower. From a post peak low of $80,854 in 2011, real median family income for Alaska has now grown by $7,750 (9.59%).

Real Median Family Income: Alaska, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Alaska

Date US Alaska
2016 $71,062 $88,604
2015 $69,122 $87,467
2014 $66,820 $83,444
2013 $65,977 $87,981
2012 $65,363 $83,858
2011 $65,564 $80,854
2010 $66,721 $84,723
2009 $68,329 $89,418
2008 $70,638 $88,669
2007 $70,813 $84,347
2006 $69,670 $83,176
2005 $68,618 $82,447

Alaska Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Alaska was $34,187 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Alaska per capita income is $3,059 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Alaska

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Alaska $34,187 -1.72% +2.17%

Alaska Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Alaska is $34,187. Real per capita income peaked in 2015 at $34,786 and is now $599 (1.72%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Alaska, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Alaska

Date US Alaska
2016 $31,128 $34,187
2015 $30,358 $34,786
2014 $29,288 $33,519
2013 $29,041 $33,461
2012 $28,558 $33,336
2011 $28,494 $33,505
2010 $28,687 $33,684
2009 $29,542 $33,005
2008 $30,755 $34,753
2007 $30,894 $33,444
2006 $30,078 $32,045
2005 $30,768 $32,335