Income/capita 60%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 289%
IndexGoodnews BayAlaskaNational
Income per capita$12,075$34,191$29,829
Median household income$28,125$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$27,500$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,750$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$11,719$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$0$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate18.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level40.0%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Goodnews Bay is 60% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Goodnews Bay is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Goodnews Bay is 289% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Goodnews Bay is 165% higher than the national average

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      Goodnews Bay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%18.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services7.7%4.5%
      Public administration26.9%27.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.5%22.7%
      Education, health & social services7.7%40.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Platinum, AK28$41,25025%
      Goodnews Bay, AK216$28,12549%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Breckenridge, OK216$46,66716%
      Utica, MO216$34,41738%
      Cleghorn, IA216$41,87524%
      Oljato-Monument Valley, AZ216$18,75066%
      Manilla, IN216$0100%
      Goodnews Bay, AK216$28,12549%
      Source: The Goodnews Bay, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).