Income/capita 72%
Household income 42%
Unemployment 266%
Income per capita$8,217$34,191$29,829
Median household income$32,000$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$32,500$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,500$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$6,786$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$5,500$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate17.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level43.6%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Alakanuk is 72% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Alakanuk is 42% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Alakanuk is 266% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Alakanuk is 188% higher than the national average

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      Alakanuk employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.0%2.7%
      Manufacturing sector2.5%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.2%32.9%
      Public administration26.6%11.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.7%4.1%
      Education, health & social services19.0%39.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Nunam Iqua, AK118$48,75012%
      Emmonak, AK808$43,59421%
      Alakanuk, AK737$32,00042%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elgin, IA737$48,75012%
      Maben, MS737$17,18869%
      Bogue, NC737$56,8753%
      Graniteville, VT737$44,00020%
      East Galesburg, IL737$46,78615%
      Alakanuk, AK737$32,00042%
      Source: The Alakanuk, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).