Tyonek is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 176 people and just one neighborhood, Tyonek is the 62nd largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Tyonek, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 45.00% of Tyonek’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Tyonek is a town of construction workers and builders, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tyonek who work in management occupations (17.00%), office and administrative support (10.00%) and farm management occupations (8.00%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Tyonek is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Tyonek has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Tyonek a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Tyonek 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.75 minutes getting to work every day.
Tyonek 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.