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Income/capita 21%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 7%
IndexNelson LagoonAlaskaNational
Income per capita$36,126$34,191$29,829
Median household income$67,500$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,625$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$0$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$19,583$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level6.5%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Nelson Lagoon is 21% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Nelson Lagoon is 22% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Nelson Lagoon is 7% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Nelson Lagoon is 57% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $44,995$67,500$135,000
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Nelson Lagoon median earnings by income bracket

      Nelson Lagoon employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%50.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%30.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities26.3%70.0%
      Education, health & social services21.1%0.0%
      Other31.6%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Nelson Lagoon, AK46$67,50022%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Faunsdale, AL46$31,25044%
      Annapolis, IL46$0100%
      Plush, OR46$34,37538%
      Cedar Mills, MN46$51,2507%
      Valeria, IA46$56,2502%
      Nelson Lagoon, AK46$67,50022%
      Source: The Nelson Lagoon, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).