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Income/capita 56%
Household income 35%
Unemployment 382%
IndexNanwalekAlaskaNational
Income per capita$13,190$34,191$29,829
Median household income$35,938$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,375$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$21,250$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$19,375$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate22.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level46.3%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Nanwalek is 56% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Nanwalek is 35% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Nanwalek is 382% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Nanwalek is 206% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,956$35,938$71,876
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Nanwalek median earnings by income bracket

      Nanwalek employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%22.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services10.0%11.1%
      Public administration20.0%27.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%5.6%
      Education, health & social services13.3%44.4%
      Other40.0%11.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Seldovia Village, AK175$61,09410%
      Seldovia, AK247$43,88921%
      Port Graham, AK197$31,66743%
      Nanwalek, AK216$35,93835%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lavina, MT216$37,13233%
      Cerulean, KY216$31,38943%
      Tupman, CA216$35,83335%
      Camden, MO216$38,75030%
      Pennington, AL216$23,75057%
      Nanwalek, AK216$35,93835%
      Source: The Nanwalek, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).