Income/capita 41%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 38%
Income per capita$42,094$34,191$29,829
Median household income$79,688$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$99,167$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,438$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$51,406$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$31,042$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.8%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Naknek is 41% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Naknek is 44% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Naknek is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Naknek is 68% lower than the national average

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      Naknek employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.9%2.3%
      Manufacturing sector2.2%8.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.8%
      Wholesale & retail services8.8%5.5%
      Public administration12.1%9.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.5%2.3%
      Education, health & social services7.7%43.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      King Salmon, AK343$94,16770%
      South Naknek, AK55$31,25044%
      Naknek, AK544$79,68844%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dawson, IL544$55,4170%
      Strodes Mills, PA544$44,68819%
      Bryson, TX544$35,65236%
      Shelbyville, MO544$41,66725%
      La Paz Valley, AZ544$45,03819%
      Naknek, AK544$79,68844%
      Source: The Naknek, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).