Loon Lake is a tiny town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 788 people and just one neighborhood, Loon Lake is the 251st largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
Loon Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Loon Lake is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Loon Lake who work in office and administrative support (13.78%), healthcare (10.63%) and business and financial occupations (9.45%).
A relatively large number of people in Loon Lake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.28% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Loon Lake is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
The town 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, Loon Lake has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Loon Lake a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Loon Lake, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.28 minutes every day commuting to work.