Yakutat is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 635 people and just one neighborhood, Yakutat is the 46th largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Yakutat is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Yakutat is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yakutat who work in management occupations (15.17%), office and administrative support (14.86%) and teaching (9.91%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Yakutat 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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Yakutat spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 8.50 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.