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Income/capita 10%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 85%
IndexHoonahAlaskaNational
Income per capita$26,846$34,191$29,829
Median household income$59,167$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,625$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$55,625$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$31,250$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$19,091$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate8.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level15.0%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hoonah is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hoonah is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hoonah is 85% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hoonah is 1% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $39,440$59,167$118,334
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Hoonah median earnings by income bracket

      Hoonah employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.4%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector9.5%17.1%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services4.5%15.2%
      Public administration12.8%7.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%19.6%
      Education, health & social services4.5%29.1%
      Other36.3%27.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Game Creek, AK0$0100%
      Whitestone Logging Camp, AK0$0100%
      Hoonah, AK774$59,1677%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      McIntyre, GA774$31,97942%
      Lakeview, AR774$39,79228%
      Clarkrange, TN774$43,15522%
      Heath Springs, SC774$33,54239%
      Mabel, MN774$43,05622%
      Hoonah, AK774$59,1677%
      Source: The Hoonah, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).