Nenana is a tiny city located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 376 people and just one neighborhood, Nenana is the 55th largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Nenana isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Nenana are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nenana is a city of managers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Nenana who work in management occupations (22.68%), food service (8.76%) and teaching (8.76%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Nenana’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Nenana 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. Nenana has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Nenana than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Nenana may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Nenana spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.57 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Nenana doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.