Income/capita 53%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 28%
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Income per capita$13,987$34,191$29,829
Median household income$37,813$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,000$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,750$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$10,625$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$18,750$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.9%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hughes is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hughes is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hughes is 28% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hughes is 52% higher than the national average

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      Hughes employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.0%0.0%
      Public administration40.0%52.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%5.3%
      Education, health & social services10.0%42.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hughes, AK83$37,81331.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Anegam, AZ83$0100.0%
      Graf, IA83$61,45811.1%
      Alden, KS83$47,50014.1%
      Redfield, KS83$35,83335.2%
      Manhattan Beach, MN83$31,50043.1%
      Hughes, AK83$37,81331.6%
      Source: The Hughes, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).