Hampden is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 7,254 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Hampden a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Hampden has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Hampden’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.