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Alaska Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Alaska was $73,181 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Alaska median household income is $12,845 higher. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Alaska household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Alaska median family income and per capita income for Alaska are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Alaska

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Alaska $73,181 -6.28% -1.36%

Alaska Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Alaska is $73,181. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $78,135 and is now $4,954 (6.34%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Alaska, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Alaska

Date US Alaska
2017 $60,336 $73,181
2016 $58,856 $78,084
2015 $57,709 $75,899
2014 $55,613 $74,192
2013 $55,072 $76,138
2012 $54,948 $72,426
2011 $55,162 $74,084
2010 $56,388 $72,759
2009 $57,519 $76,682
2008 $59,382 $78,135
2007 $60,135 $76,245
2006 $59,051 $72,386
2005 $58,185 $70,758

Alaska Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Alaska was $86,831 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Alaska median family income is $12,940 higher. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Alaska

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Alaska $86,831 -4.06% +1.79%

Alaska Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Alaska is $86,831. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $91,549 and is now $4,718 (5.15%) lower. From a post peak low of $82,780 in 2011, real median family income for Alaska has now grown by $4,051 (4.89%).

Real Median Family Income: Alaska, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Alaska

Date US Alaska
2017 $73,891 $86,831
2016 $72,591 $90,510
2015 $70,627 $89,372
2014 $68,313 $85,307
2013 $67,488 $89,996
2012 $66,880 $85,804
2011 $67,126 $82,780
2010 $68,289 $86,714
2009 $69,958 $91,549
2008 $72,321 $90,782
2007 $72,500 $86,356
2006 $71,330 $85,158
2005 $70,252 $84,410

Alaska Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Alaska was $34,222 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Alaska per capita income is $1,825 higher. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Alaska

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Alaska $34,222 -2.00% -0.13%

Alaska Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Alaska is $34,222. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $35,581 and is now $1,359 (3.82%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Alaska, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Alaska

Date US Alaska
2017 $32,397 $34,222
2016 $31,798 $34,922
2015 $31,019 $35,543
2014 $29,942 $34,267
2013 $29,706 $34,228
2012 $29,221 $34,110
2011 $29,173 $34,303
2010 $29,361 $34,475
2009 $30,246 $33,791
2008 $31,488 $35,581
2007 $31,629 $34,240
2006 $30,795 $32,808
2005 $31,501 $33,105