Income/capita 64%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 347%
Income per capita$10,811$34,191$29,829
Median household income$39,063$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,250$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,833$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$13,214$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$17,083$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate20.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level39.3%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Selawik is 64% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Selawik is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Selawik is 347% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Selawik is 160% higher than the national average

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      Selawik employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.2%10.5%
      Public administration21.2%17.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.2%7.0%
      Education, health & social services7.1%49.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Selawik, AK807$39,06329%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Diablo, CA807$169,211206%
      Rougemont, NC807$66,15420%
      Thatcher, UT807$59,5698%
      Livingston, IL807$42,01924%
      Santa Clara, TX807$82,18849%
      Selawik, AK807$39,06329%
      Source: The Selawik, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).