Thorne Bay 60 Below average
Thorne Bay Livability #52 ranked city in Alaska#18,608 ranked city in the USARanks better than 36% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Thorne Bay

  • Ratings

    According to recent surveys and polls, locals had excellent ratings for walkability to nearby amenities, safety, access to public transit and the overall sense of community in the area.

  • 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.

  • Cost Of Living

    This area is known for its high cost of living, which means you should anticipate higher costs for everyday goods and services, housing, groceries, and health care.

  • 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.

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      Thorne Bay transportation information

      Statistic Thorne Bay Alaska National
      Average one way commute18min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work28.0%68.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.7%12.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit11.9%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk36.3%7.9%2.8%
      Working from home4.8%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The Thorne Bay, AK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).