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 195 people and just one neighborhood, White Mountain is the 61st largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
White Mountain is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.
One of the nice things about White Mountain 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.
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 10.11 minutes getting to work every day.
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.