Income/capita 71%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 298%
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Income per capita$8,566$34,191$29,829
Median household income$42,917$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,750$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,000$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$8,958$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$11,875$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate18.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level41.1%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Newtok is 71% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Newtok is 22% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Newtok is 298% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Newtok is 172% higher than the national average

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      Newtok employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%11.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.3%27.8%
      Public administration40.0%8.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.0%55.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mertarvik, AK0$0100.0%
      Newtok, AK403$42,91722.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fox, AK403$0100.0%
      Noatak, AK403$44,46419.6%
      El Portal, CA403$96,69674.8%
      Meridian, CA403$48,75011.9%
      Wyoming, IA403$46,42916.1%
      Newtok, AK403$42,91722.4%
      Source: The Newtok, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).