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22.7% decline
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13.6% growth
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8.56% growth

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


The economy of Atka, AK employs 30 people. The economy of Atka, AK is specialized in Public Admin.; Wholesale trade; and Educational Services, which employ respectively 5.69; 4.98; and 2.86 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Atka, AK are Educational Services (8), Public Admin. (8), and Wholesale trade (4), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($12,375), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction (N/A), and Transportation & Warehousing (N/A).

Median household income in Atka, AK is $57,500. Males in Atka, 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 Atka, 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 Atka, 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 Atka, AK is from the county of Aleutians West Census Area, AK.

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Atka, AK is home to a population of 51 people, from which 100% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Atka, AK is composed of 33 Native residents (64.7%), 9 Asian residents (17.6%), 8 White residents (15.7%), 1 Two+ residents (1.96%), and 0 Other residents (N/A). The most common foreign languages in Atka, AK are Other Native North American (36 speakers), Korean (4 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers), but compared to other places, Atka, AK has a relative high number of Other Native North American (36 speakers), Korean (4 speakers), and French (0 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 Atka, AK is $116,700, which is 0.57 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $107,500 to $116,700, a 8.56% increase. The homeownership rate of Atka, AK is 66.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Atka, AK have an average commute time of 5.47 minutes, and they commute by Other. Car ownership in Atka, AK is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.


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