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
Hampden is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 healthcare (14.48%), management occupations (13.04%) and sales jobs (11.55%).
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.