Hoonah is a tiny coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 757 people and just one neighborhood, Hoonah is the 43rd largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Hoonah is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hoonah is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hoonah who work in office and administrative support (14.29%), management occupations (12.77%) and sales jobs (11.55%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Hoonah has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hoonah is worth considering.
Hoonah is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hoonah spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 10.48 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.