Togiak is a tiny coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 842 people and just one neighborhood, Togiak is the 42nd largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Togiak is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Togiak is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Togiak who work in teaching (20.35%), office and administrative support (12.79%) and sales jobs (8.72%).
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, Togiak is worth considering.
One of the nice things about Togiak 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 Togiak spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 9.23 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.