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About the photo: Approaching Sawyer Glacier in the Tracy Arm Fjord valley of mountains and waterfalls.


The economy of Adak, AK employs 64 people. The economy of Adak, AK is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Wholesale trade; and Information, which employ respectively 12.59; 3.5; and 3.47 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Adak, AK are Construction (9), Public Admin. (9), and Transportation & Warehousing (8), and the highest paying industries are Healthcare & Social Assistance ($54,063), Educational Services ($23,625), and Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction (N/A).

Median household income in Adak, AK is $75,000. Males in Adak, AK have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,224. The income inequality of Adak, AK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Adak, AK. In Aleutians West Census Area, AK the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 17 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,092. Bethel Census Area, AK has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Alaska.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Adak, AK is from the county of Aleutians West Census Area, AK.

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Adak, AK is home to a population of 122 people, from which 85.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Adak, AK is composed of 37 Hispanic residents (30.3%), 24 White residents (19.7%), 23 Hawaiian residents (18.9%), 13 Two+ residents (10.7%), and 12 Native residents (9.8%). The most common foreign languages in Adak, AK are Tagalog (13 speakers), Spanish (13 speakers), and Other Pacific Island (12 speakers), but compared to other places, Adak, AK has a relative high number of Other Pacific Island (12 speakers), Other Native North American (2 speakers), and Tagalog (13 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK awarded 125 degrees. The student population of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK is skewed towards females, with 35 male students and 90 female students. Most students in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK are American Indian (53 and 42.4%), followed by White (43 and 34.4%), Asian (10 and 8%), and Black or African American (6 and 4.8%). The largest universities in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK by number of graduates are Ilisagvik College (125 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK are Other Construction Trade (22 and 17.6%), Plumber (18 and 14.4%), and Carpenter (14 and 11.2%). The median tuition costs in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Adak, AK is $21,700, which is 0.11 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $25,800 to $21,700, a 15.9% increase. The homeownership rate of Adak, AK is 55.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Adak, AK have an average commute time of 6.15 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Adak, AK is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.


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