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Autos Drive Alaska Forward

Industry Impact

  • 4,791 4,791 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 1.3% 1.3% of State Workforce
  • 3,271 3,271 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $921.00M $921.00 Million in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 28,406 28,406 Total New Car Sales
Center For Automotive Research, “Contribution of the Automotive Industry,” published January 2015; Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Tax Revenue

  • $103.00M $103.00 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 2% 2% of State Tax Revenue
  • $0 $0 in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $0 $0 in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $0 $0 in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $101.00M $101.00 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $2M $2 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $0 $0 Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

661,306 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 162,773 (24.61%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 209,914 (31.74%)
  • Pickups 224,979 (34.02%)
  • Vans/Minivans 44,061 (6.66%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 609,589 (92.18%)
  • Diesel 46,067 (6.97%)
  • Hybrid 4,947 (0.75%)
  • Electric 196 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 213 (0.03%)
In Alaska, the average age of vehicles is 13.4 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2016.

Sales

28,406 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 6,269 (22.07%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 12,173 (42.85%)
  • Pickups 8,396 (29.56%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,568 (5.52%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 26,237 (92.36%)
  • Diesel 1,724 (6.07%)
  • Hybrid 349 (1.23%)
  • Electric 39 (0.14%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 57 (0.20%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $493.82 Million Total Imports
  • $236.07 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $39.45 Million Total Imports
  • $34.66 Million Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 348
  • Electric Charging Stations 3
  • Biodiesel Stations 0
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 7
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of 10/11/16.

Alaska Consumers

  • $32,423 $32,423 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $73,355 $73,355 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $6,113 $6,113 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $590 $590 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 10% 10% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (71%)
  • Carpool to work (13%)
  • Take public transportation (2%)
  • Other (14%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2015 and Federal Reserve BAnk of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 48-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 4.35%.

Alaska Automaker Facilities

26 Facilities
71 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 26 71
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 202 1,386
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 187 4,021
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 109 407
Auto Supply Stores 239 1,615
Gas Stations 348 2,546
Dealers (Special) 109 630
Property and Casualty Insurance 5 52
Car and Truck Rentals 285 1,488
Parking 19 195
Automotive Repair Shops 1,407 4,121
Carwashes And Other Service 335 1,193
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

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