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 702 people and just one neighborhood, Point Hope is the 45th largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Point Hope isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Point Hope are a mix of both white- and blue-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
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, Point Hope is worth considering.
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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
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.