Houston is a very small city located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 1,912 people and just one neighborhood, Houston is the 30th largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Houston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Houston is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Houston who work in food service (10.87%), office and administrative support (9.08%) and management occupations (8.95%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Houston has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Houston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Houston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Houston may be for you.
One downside of living in Houston is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Houston, the average commute to work is 32.32 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.