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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Nenana is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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
The overall crime rate in Nenana 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 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.
One of the benefits of Nenana is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.57 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.
Nenana 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.