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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexPort LionsAlaskaNational
Income per capita$27,490$34,191$29,829
Median household income$54,375$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,500$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,667$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$33,750$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$0$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate9.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level20.4%10.1%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Port Lions is 8% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Port Lions is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Port Lions is 106% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Port Lions is 35% higher than the national average

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      $36,246 $54,375 $108,750
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      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Port Lions employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%20.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services5.0%5.7%
      Public administration15.0%14.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities32.5%17.1%
      Education, health & social services12.5%22.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Womens Bay, AK923$69,86626.3%
      Kodiak Station, AK1,353$66,16719.6%
      Ouzinkie, AK189$35,00036.7%
      Aleneva, AK45$0100.0%
      Port Lions, AK240$54,3751.7%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      East Shore, CA240$61,00010.3%
      Garden City, CO240$29,28647.1%
      Rocky Ford, GA240$25,96253.1%
      Defiance, IA240$40,62526.6%
      Cisco, IL240$60,7819.9%
      Port Lions, AK240$54,3751.7%
      Source: The Port Lions, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).