Unalaska 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 4,516 people and just one neighborhood, Unalaska is the 13th largest community in Alaska.
Real Estate Prices
Unalaska home prices are not only among the most expensive in Alaska, but Unalaska real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Unalaska, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 62.27% of Unalaska’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Unalaska is a city of production and manufacturing workers, transportation and shipping workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Unalaska who work in office and administrative support (12.26%), sales jobs (4.24%) and management occupations (4.15%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city 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, Unalaska has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Unalaska a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about Unalaska 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.
One of the benefits of Unalaska is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 8.29 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.