Everything You Need to Know About the City of Lakes Alaska

In 2017, Lakes, AK had a population of 9.42k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $87,176 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lakes, AK grew from 8,944 to 9,424, a 5.37 percent increase and its median household income grew from $84,821 dollars to $87,176 dollars, a 2.78 percent increase.

The population of Lakes, AK is 78.2 percent White Alone, 9.08 percent Two or More Races, and 5.46 percent American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Lakes, AK speak a non-English language, and 99.1 percent are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lakes, AK is $256,900 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 83.1 percent. Most people in Lakes, AK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Lakes, AK is 2 cars per household.

Health in Lakes

86.3% of the population of Lakes, AK has health coverage, with 41.4% on employee plans, 12.5 percent on Medicaid, 7.56% on Medicare, 17.2% on non-group plans, and 7.61 percent on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Lakes, 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 Lakes, AK see 2351 patients per year on average, which represents a 12.9 percent increase from the previous year (2083 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2046 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 863 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%). Additionally, Aleutians West Census Area has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.7 percent)


Economy in Lakes

The economy of Lakes, AK employs 4.1k people and Lakes has an unemployment rate of 7.9 percent. Lakes have seen the job market decreased by -0.7 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 19.5 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Lakes, AK are Health Care & Social Assistance (726 people), Public Administration (454 people), and Construction (418 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($92,031 dollars), Transportation & Warehousing ($88,750 dollars), and Wholesale Trade ($82,917 dollars).

Households in Lakes, AK have a median annual income of $87,176 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 $84,821 dollars in 2016, which represents a 2.78 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Lakes

– The Sales Tax Rate for Lakes is 0.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Lakes is 0.0 percent.

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


Income and Salaries for Lakes

– The average earnings of a Lakes resident are $34,728 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Lakes resident is $85,402 dollars a year.