Selawik is a tiny coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 852 people and just one neighborhood, Selawik is the 41st largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Selawik is a blue-collar town, with 37.27% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Selawik is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Selawik who work in office and administrative support (13.66%), teaching (11.18%) and management occupations (9.94%).
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, Selawik is worth considering.
Selawik 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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Selawik spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 10.57 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Selawik does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.