Income/capita 27%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 109%
IndexFort YukonAlaskaNational
Income per capita$21,880$34,191$29,829
Median household income$39,286$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,281$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,417$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$20,781$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$30,625$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate9.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level25.5%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fort Yukon is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fort Yukon is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Yukon is 109% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fort Yukon is 69% higher than the national average

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      Fort Yukon employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.1%4.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.5%1.6%
      Public administration20.6%40.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.4%3.1%
      Education, health & social services16.5%51.6%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fort Yukon, AK568$39,28629%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Akins, OK568$29,45847%
      Hudson, IN568$45,31318%
      Charleston, UT568$73,86434%
      Hoyleton, IL568$52,1596%
      Cedar Bluffs, NE568$50,7508%
      Fort Yukon, AK568$39,28629%
      Source: The Fort Yukon, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).