Everything You Need to Know About the City of Badger Alaska

In 2017, Badger, AK had a population of 19k people with a median age of 33.6 and a median household income of $82,734 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Badger, AK declined from 19,830 to 19,039, a -3.99 percent decrease, and its median household income grew from $77,384 dollars to $82,734 dollars, a 6.91 percent increase.

The population of Badger, AK is 79.1 percent White Alone, 7.17 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 6.88 percent Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Badger, AK speak a non-English language, and 98.3 percent are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Badger, AK is $222,400 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 74.5 percent. Most people in Badger, AK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Badger, AK is 2 cars per household.


Health in Badger

89.8 percent of the population of Badger, AK has health coverage, with 41.1 percent on employee plans, 8.54 percent on Medicaid, 4.57 percent on Medicare, 20.7 percent on non-group plans, and 14.9 percent on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Badger, AK was $11,064 dollars in 2014. This is a 6.1 percent increase from the previous year ($10,428 dollars).

Primary care physicians in Badger, AK see 1230 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.65 percent decrease from the previous year (1290 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 786 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 195 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Wrangell City and Borough have the highest prevalence of diabetes (9.4 percent). Additionally, the Aleutians West Census Area has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.7 percent).


Economy in Badger

The economy of Badger, Alaska employs 9.48k people and Badger has an unemployment rate of 6.0 percent. Badger has seen the job market decreased by -1.2 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 18.0 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Badger, AK are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,233 people), Public Administration (1,483 people), and Educational Services (1,126 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($155,333 dollars), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($104,268 dollars), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($104,196 dollars).

Households in Badger, AK have a median annual income of $82,734 dollars, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $77,384 dollars in 2016, which represents a 6.91 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Badger

– The Sales Tax Rate for Badger is 0.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Badger is 0.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Badger

– The average earnings of a Badger resident are $30,697 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Badger resident is $78,157 dollars a year.