Seward is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 2,528 people and just one neighborhood, Seward is the 21st largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Seward is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Seward is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Seward who work in food service (15.04%), office and administrative support (14.95%) and management occupations (13.19%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Seward 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 10.49 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Seward doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.