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 4,491 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
Unalaska is a blue-collar town, with 62.27% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Unalaska spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 8.29 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.