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Income/capita 53%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 285%
IndexKivalinaAlaskaNational
Income per capita$13,980$34,191$29,829
Median household income$59,063$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,750$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,167$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$12,368$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$24,583$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate17.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level26.4%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kivalina is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Kivalina is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kivalina is 285% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kivalina is 75% higher than the national average

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      $39,371$59,063$118,126
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Kivalina median earnings by income bracket

      Kivalina employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%1.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%14.1%
      Public administration20.0%12.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%9.0%
      Education, health & social services22.2%34.6%
      Other30.0%29.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kivalina, AK671$59,0637%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mayersville, MS671$16,25071%
      Velma, OK671$65,00017%
      Howard, PA671$50,1259%
      Sewickley Hills, PA671$137,969149%
      Lower Brule, SD671$23,29558%
      Kivalina, AK671$59,0637%
      Source: The Kivalina, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).