Aniak is a tiny city located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 528 people and just one neighborhood, Aniak is the 49th largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Aniak is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Aniak is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Aniak who work in office and administrative support (23.53%), management occupations (13.57%) and teaching (11.76%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.76% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 10.40 minutes getting to work every day.
Aniak is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.