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
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Houston has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Houston a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Houston, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.32 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.