Craig is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 1,254 people and just one neighborhood, Craig is the 34th largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Craig, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.12% of Craig’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Craig is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Craig who work in office and administrative support (13.24%), farm management occupations (10.71%) and sales jobs (9.23%).
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, Craig has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Craig a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about Craig is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
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 14.73 minutes getting to work every day.