Neah Bay is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 885 people and just one neighborhood, Neah Bay is the 244th largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
Neah Bay is a blue-collar town, with 37.50% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Neah Bay is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Neah Bay who work in office and administrative support (16.50%), farm management occupations (16.50%) and teaching (10.50%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Neah Bay has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Neah Bay has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Neah Bay a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Neah Bay 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 Neah Bay spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 11.66 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.