Alfred is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,076 people and just one neighborhood, Alfred is the 118th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Alfred is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alfred is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alfred who work in office and administrative support (14.67%), healthcare (10.55%) and sales jobs (9.67%).
Also of interest is that Alfred has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Alfred has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Alfred has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Alfred than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Alfred may be for you.
One downside of living in Alfred is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Alfred, the average commute to work is 30.72 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.