Iliamna is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 109 people and just one neighborhood, Iliamna is the 63rd largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Iliamna isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Iliamna are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Iliamna is a town of managers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Iliamna who work in management occupations (23.08%), office and administrative support (15.38%) and personal care services (10.26%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Iliamna is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Iliamna 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. Iliamna has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Iliamna than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Iliamna may be for you.
Iliamna 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.
One of the benefits of Iliamna is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.65 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small town, Iliamna does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.