Income/capita 3%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 51%
Income per capita$28,813$34,191$29,829
Median household income$58,750$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,000$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,583$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$43,750$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$25,250$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate7.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.9%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in McGrath is 3% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in McGrath is 6% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in McGrath is 51% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in McGrath is 8% lower than the national average

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      McGrath employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.9%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%3.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.1%15.6%
      Public administration27.0%21.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.6%20.3%
      Education, health & social services13.5%23.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      McGrath, AK332$58,7506%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Packwood, WA332$61,48111%
      Chamisal, NM332$29,16747%
      Ionia, IA332$48,75012%
      Vernon, UT332$46,87515%
      Kwigillingok, AK332$41,25025%
      McGrath, AK332$58,7506%
      Source: The McGrath, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).