Scammon Bay 46 Poor
Scammon Bay Livability #239 ranked city in Alaska#26,334 ranked city in the USARanks better than 10% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Scammon Bay

  • Cost Of Living

    Everyday cost of living expenses like goods and services, housing, groceries, transportation, health care and utilities are far below the national average.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities will be difficult to reach within a short walk, often requiring residents to use a vehicle or public transportation for access.

  • Commute

    Low commute scores could be due to limited access to public transit in this area, as well as longer-than-average work commute times for residents.

  • Crime

    Reporting high crime rates per 100,000 people, this area may be perceived as an unsafe place to reside. These statistics encompass both violent and property crime rates.

  • Employment

    This area earns a low score in the employment category due to low household income levels and high unemployment rates, which may pose challenges in seeking job opportunities.

  • Schools

    The low schools score might be a result of factors like lower than average education levels, lackluster reading and math scores and the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools.

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      Scammon Bay transportation information

      Statistic Scammon Bay Alaska National
      Average one way commute4min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work0.0%68.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool0.0%12.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk29.6%7.9%2.8%
      Working from home11.1%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The Scammon Bay, AK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).