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Income/capita 23%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 80%
IndexMetlakatlaAlaskaNational
Income per capita$22,945$34,191$29,829
Median household income$53,846$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,077$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$63,125$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$28,235$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$21,667$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate8.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level11.5%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Metlakatla is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Metlakatla is 3% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Metlakatla is 80% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Metlakatla is 24% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $35,893$53,846$107,692
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Metlakatla median earnings by income bracket

      Metlakatla employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.2%15.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services6.2%8.5%
      Public administration15.7%21.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%4.9%
      Education, health & social services20.3%44.0%
      Other33.7%11.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Saxman, AK422$47,00015%
      Metlakatla, AK1,620$53,8463%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Birch Run, MI1,620$47,15915%
      Okawville, IL1,620$64,02216%
      Buena, WA1,620$29,07647%
      Palm Valley, TX1,620$77,04539%
      Black Rock, NM1,620$24,12556%
      Metlakatla, AK1,620$53,8463%
      Source: The Metlakatla, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).