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Income/capita 54%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 180%
IndexElimAlaskaNational
Income per capita$13,696$34,191$29,829
Median household income$36,875$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,500$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,313$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$19,107$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$21,250$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate13.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level28.4%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Elim is 54% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Elim is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Elim is 180% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Elim is 88% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $24,580$36,875$73,750
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Elim median earnings by income bracket

      Elim employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%6.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services17.6%6.1%
      Public administration19.6%30.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities25.5%9.1%
      Education, health & social services31.4%54.5%
      Other3.9%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elim, AK300$36,87533%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Watauga, TN300$40,31327%
      Perrin, TX300$41,44225%
      Cedarville, CA300$31,25044%
      Swan Quarter, NC300$23,35558%
      Bellewood, KY300$102,50085%
      Elim, AK300$36,87533%
      Source: The Elim, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).