Shungnak employment information

IndexShungnakAlaskaNational
Income per capita$10,624$34,191$29,829
Median household income$40,833$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,875$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,250$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$16,607$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$0$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate23.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level25.3%10.1%15.1%
The Shungnak, AK employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Shungnak is $10,624, which is 69% lower than than the Alaska average and 64% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,833, which is 45% lower than than the Alaska average and 26% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Shungnak is 23%, which is 400% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Shungnak is 25% which is 67% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$27,219$40,833$81,666
City
$49,624$74,444$148,888
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Shungnak is 64% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shungnak is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shungnak is 400% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shungnak is 67% higher than the national average.

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Shungnak median earnings by income bracket

Shungnak employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.0%9.1%
Public administration12.5%18.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities22.5%3.0%
Education, health & social services7.5%42.4%
Other27.5%27.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kobuk, AK137$48,75012%
Shungnak, AK290$40,83326%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Readsboro, VT290$25,41754%
Lytton, IA290$42,37523%
Galisteo, NM290$46,75015%
Lake Lorraine, WI290$51,5187%
Glover, VT290$42,03124%
Shungnak, AK290$40,83326%
Source: The Shungnak, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).