Gakona employment information

IndexGakonaAlaskaNational
Income per capita$23,909$34,191$29,829
Median household income$60,625$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,250$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,375$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$75,875$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$0$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate8.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.8%10.1%15.1%
The Gakona, AK employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Gakona is $23,909, which is 30% lower than than the Alaska average and 20% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $60,625, which is 19% lower than than the Alaska average and 10% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Gakona is 8%, which is 77% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Gakona is 18% which is 18% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$40,412$60,625$121,250
City
$49,624$74,444$148,888
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Gakona is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gakona is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gakona is 77% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gakona is 18% higher than the national average.

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Gakona median earnings by income bracket

Gakona employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services20.7%0.0%
Public administration6.9%53.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%15.4%
Education, health & social services0.0%7.7%
Other51.7%23.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Glennallen, AK192$19,07366%
Gulkana, AK74$0100%
Gakona, AK166$60,62510%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
White Earth, ND166$41,78624%
Tar Heel, NC166$41,56325%
Lee Mont, VA166$97,82577%
Staves, AR166$50,00010%
Dawson, MD166$63,03614%
Gakona, AK166$60,62510%
Source: The Gakona, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).