Saxman is a tiny coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 417 people and just one neighborhood, Saxman is the 54th largest community in Alaska.
Real Estate Prices
Saxman home prices are not only among the most expensive in Alaska, but Saxman real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Saxman is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Saxman is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saxman who work in management occupations (15.05%), maintenance occupations (11.29%) and office and administrative support (10.75%).
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, Saxman is worth considering.
One of the nice things about Saxman is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Saxman spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.88 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.