Income/capita 69%
Household income 42%
Unemployment 178%
IndexScammon BayAlaskaNational
Income per capita$9,318$34,191$29,829
Median household income$31,875$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,000$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,833$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$9,125$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$12,813$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate13.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level43.1%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Scammon Bay is 69% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Scammon Bay is 42% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Scammon Bay is 178% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Scammon Bay is 185% higher than the national average

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      Scammon Bay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%6.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%17.7%
      Public administration21.6%11.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services16.2%67.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Scammon Bay, AK521$31,87542%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kingston, GA521$23,61157%
      St. Mary's, AK521$43,12522%
      Mole Lake, WI521$20,98262%
      Williamsfield, IL521$48,12513%
      Montreat, NC521$66,37520%
      Scammon Bay, AK521$31,87542%
      Source: The Scammon Bay, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).