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Copper Center, AK

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Copper Center's Livability

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  • B-
    Affordability
  • B
    Housing
  • F
    Job Market
  • A+
    Diversity
  • B
    Crime
  • A-
    Commute
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    Education
  • D+
    Weather
  • F
    Amenities

About Copper Center, AK

Copper Center, AK is located in Copper River County in the state of Alaska.

The total City Population for Copper Center is about 345 with about 9 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $139,119, which is roughly 46% lower than the Average Home Value of $256,223 for the state of Alaska, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $217,072.

The Median Income Per Household is about $57,917, which is roughly 28% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $80,787 for the state of Alaska, and roughly 11% lower higher than the National Average of $65,026.

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Quick Stats

Copper Center Population 345
Average Home Value $139,119
Median Household Income $57,917
Median Age 28.8
Unemployment Rate 27.1%
Politics % Unavailable

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.40
Male Population Estimate: 50.7%
Female Population Estimate: 49.3%
Median Age: 28.8
Male Median Age: 44.9
Female Median Age: 40.8

Racial Demographic Estimates

Indian:54.8%
White:34.2%
Hispanic:2.9%
Other:1.1%
Black:0.9%
Asian:0.6%
Hawaiian:0.3%

Voting

Voting results are unavailable for Copper River County.

Lisa Murkowski
U.S. Senator
Lisa Murkowski
Republican Party
Dan Sullivan
U.S. Senator
Dan Sullivan
Republican Party
Mike Dunleavy
State governor
Mike Dunleavy
Republican Party

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Copper Center specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Copper River County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Copper River County: About 315.585 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Copper River County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 9% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Copper Center is about 27.1%.

Alaska is ranked #20 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 52.72 out of 100.

20th out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 62.02

The average living wage for the state of Alaska is $31.66/hr, while the states minimum wage is $10.34/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Alaska a minimum wage score of 56.16 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $10.34/hr, which gives Alaska a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 100 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Alaska is $241.56, resulting in a UI benefit score of 63.83 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Alaska does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
X Alaska does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
Alaska does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Alaska does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Alaska does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Alaska does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Alaska does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Alaska does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Alaska does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Alaska does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Alaska does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
Alaska does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
Alaska does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Alaska does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
Alaska does not have a "right-to-work" law.
Alaska does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
Alaska does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
Alaska does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
Alaska does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
Alaska does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Nearby Location

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 99573
Latitude: 61.984500
Longitude: -145.354400
TimeZone: Alaska (GMT -09:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: West
Average Elevation: 4332.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 907