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Income/capita 22%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 4%
IndexKachemakAlaskaNational
Income per capita$36,326$34,191$29,829
Median household income$75,000$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$88,125$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,714$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$50,000$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$28,056$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.8%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kachemak is 22% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Kachemak is 36% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kachemak is 4% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kachemak is 48% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

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      $49,995$75,000$150,000
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Kachemak median earnings by income bracket

      Kachemak employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector2.2%11.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%2.2%
      Wholesale & retail services17.2%10.4%
      Public administration9.7%11.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%3.7%
      Education, health & social services3.7%41.8%
      Other42.5%23.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Halibut Cove, AK36$95,17972%
      Diamond Ridge, AK1,201$78,55342%
      Fritz Creek, AK2,043$67,96923%
      Seldovia Village, AK175$61,09410%
      Homer, AK5,418$57,4714%
      Kachemak, AK537$75,00036%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Norwich, KS537$55,4170%
      Mineral, VA537$57,9695%
      Chandlerville, IL537$40,44627%
      Ulm, MT537$73,12532%
      La Puerta, TX537$27,81350%
      Kachemak, AK537$75,00036%
      Source: The Kachemak, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).