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Income/capita 27%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 20%
IndexAtqasukAlaskaNational
Income per capita$21,702$34,191$29,829
Median household income$57,500$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,250$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,750$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$16,406$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$25,417$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.2%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Atqasuk is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Atqasuk is 4% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Atqasuk is 20% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Atqasuk is 47% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $38,329$57,500$115,000
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Atqasuk median earnings by income bracket

      Atqasuk employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.6%3.2%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.8%6.5%
      Public administration35.3%38.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%3.2%
      Education, health & social services23.5%38.7%
      Other0.0%9.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Atqasuk, AK167$57,5004%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mier, IN167$62,79414%
      Bonanza Mountain Estates, CO167$80,03745%
      Netawaka, KS167$50,00010%
      Dunnell, MN167$32,50041%
      Lohman, MO167$55,0001%
      Atqasuk, AK167$57,5004%
      Source: The Atqasuk, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).