Income/capita 6%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 57%
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IndexKing CoveAlaskaNational
Income per capita$31,673$34,191$29,829
Median household income$72,679$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,813$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$65,938$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$33,906$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$19,083$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level14.3%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in King Cove is 6% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in King Cove is 31% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in King Cove is 57% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in King Cove is 5% lower than the national average

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      King Cove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector69.3%28.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.9%6.8%
      Public administration3.9%12.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.7%1.7%
      Education, health & social services4.6%18.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      King Cove, AK1,080$72,67931.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Shongopovi, AZ1,080$33,61139.2%
      Nahunta, GA1,080$25,00054.8%
      Doe Run, MO1,080$17,59168.2%
      Holgate, OH1,080$50,7148.3%
      Killbuck, OH1,080$38,50030.4%
      King Cove, AK1,080$72,67931.4%
      Source: The King Cove, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).