Income/capita 32%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 126%
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IndexChignik LakeAlaskaNational
Income per capita$20,292$34,191$29,829
Median household income$36,750$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,250$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$18,750$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$0$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate10.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.0%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chignik Lake is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Chignik Lake is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chignik Lake is 126% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chignik Lake is 53% lower than the national average

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      Chignik Lake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%42.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration31.6%7.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.3%50.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chignik Lagoon, AK59$81,25046.9%
      Chignik Lake, AK71$36,75033.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Standing Rock, AL71$0100.0%
      Genoa, CO71$34,16738.2%
      Sheridan Lake, CO71$24,37555.9%
      Matlock, IA71$63,75015.2%
      Sageville, IA71$49,50010.5%
      Chignik Lake, AK71$36,75033.6%
      Source: The Chignik Lake, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).