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
Because of many things, Hampden is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hampden really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hampden perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.