Point Hope is a tiny coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 701 people and just one neighborhood, Point Hope is the 45th largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Point Hope is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Point Hope is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Point Hope who work in teaching (14.83%), office and administrative support (14.35%) and management occupations (9.09%).
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, Point Hope has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Point Hope a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Point Hope 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.
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 7.65 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Point Hope does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.