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.
Unalaska 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 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 8.29 minutes getting to work every day.