Income/capita 18%
Household income 66%
Unemployment 84%
Income per capita$35,299$34,191$29,829
Median household income$92,083$74,444$55,322
Median income owner occupied$127,361$90,966$70,586
Median income renter occupied$87,740$51,397$35,192
Median earnings male$36,649$42,898$36,919
Median earnings female$26,841$30,988$26,250
Unemployment rate0.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level6.5%10.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Unalaska is 18% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Unalaska is 66% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Unalaska is 84% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Unalaska is 57% lower than the national average

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      Unalaska employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.4%3.4%
      Manufacturing sector43.3%1.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services11.3%14.2%
      Public administration4.1%5.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.9%8.6%
      Education, health & social services4.1%15.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Unalaska, AK4,710$92,08366%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moon Lake, FL4,708$33,00940%
      Midway, NC4,712$54,0632%
      Breckenridge Hills, MO4,707$38,23031%
      East Quogue, NY4,714$95,84673%
      Rosemont, IL4,715$46,87515%
      Unalaska, AK4,710$92,08366%
      Source: The Unalaska, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).