Salcha is a very small town located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 1,108 people and just one neighborhood, Salcha is the 35th largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Salcha is a military town: the armed forces employs 7.65% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Public Service and Professional, scientific, and technical services are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 18.92% and 17.42% of the civilian workforce respectively.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Salcha has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Salcha is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Salcha a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Salcha has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Salcha’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small town, Salcha doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.