White Mountain is a tiny coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 196 people and just one neighborhood, White Mountain is the 61st largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, White Mountain is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, White Mountain is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in White Mountain who work in teaching (16.67%), management occupations (14.58%) and sales jobs (10.42%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, White Mountain’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
White Mountain 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
One of the benefits of White Mountain is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 10.11 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.
White Mountain, even though it is a small city, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, city who have a need for low-cost transportation.