Income/capita 7%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 38%
IndexThorne BayAlaskaNational
Income per capita$31,832$34,191$29,829
Median household income$62,857$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,250$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,792$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$45,556$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$16,250$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level9.1%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Thorne Bay is 7% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Thorne Bay is 14% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Thorne Bay is 38% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Thorne Bay is 40% lower than the national average

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      Thorne Bay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.7%34.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services18.4%10.3%
      Public administration7.6%7.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services13.3%46.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kasaan, AK93$58,7506%
      Hollis, AK76$0100%
      Thorne Bay, AK625$62,85714%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fleming, CO625$46,45816%
      Fox River, AK625$51,2507%
      Pierce, ID625$40,41727%
      Cole, OK625$56,2502%
      Garden City, UT625$45,00019%
      Thorne Bay, AK625$62,85714%
      Source: The Thorne Bay, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).