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Income/capita 57%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 97%
IndexTellerAlaskaNational
Income per capita$12,732$34,191$29,829
Median household income$26,875$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,125$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,375$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$12,500$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$30,500$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate9.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level36.8%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Teller is 57% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Teller is 51% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Teller is 97% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Teller is 144% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $17,914$26,875$53,750
      City
      $49,624$74,444$148,888
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Teller median earnings by income bracket

      Teller employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services25.8%11.1%
      Public administration32.3%33.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.7%51.9%
      Other16.1%3.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brevig Mission, AK417$33,95839%
      Port Clarence, AK43$0100%
      Teller, AK163$26,87551%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Waterloo, AL163$36,25034%
      Olmito and Olmito, TX163$86,25056%
      Broadwater, NE163$31,25044%
      Waitsfield, VT163$41,91724%
      Winifred, MT163$58,7506%
      Teller, AK163$26,87551%
      Source: The Teller, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).