Hampden is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 7,294 people and just one neighborhood, Hampden is the 42nd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hampden is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hampden is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hampden who work in management occupations (13.54%), healthcare (12.66%) and sales jobs (11.35%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Hampden is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hampden’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.