Alfred is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,051 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
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Alfred is worth considering.
One downside of living in Alfred, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.72 minutes every day commuting to work.