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 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.