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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Salcha really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Salcha perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Salcha is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.