Income/capita 26%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 152%
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Income per capita$21,925$34,191$29,829
Median household income$53,750$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,250$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,750$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$21,161$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$18,750$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate11.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.8%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kaktovik is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Kaktovik is 3% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kaktovik is 152% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kaktovik is 75% lower than the national average

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      Kaktovik employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.4%3.7%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.4%11.1%
      Public administration20.0%44.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities22.9%11.1%
      Education, health & social services8.6%25.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kaktovik, AK166$53,7502.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gakona, AK166$60,6259.6%
      Wales, AK166$33,12540.1%
      Staves, AR166$50,0009.6%
      Haivana Nakya, AZ166$0100.0%
      Black Hawk, CO166$34,00038.5%
      Kaktovik, AK166$53,7502.8%
      Source: The Kaktovik, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).