Hermon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 5,694 people and just one neighborhood, Hermon is the 57th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hermon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hermon is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hermon who work in sales jobs (20.62%), office and administrative support (12.95%) and healthcare (12.46%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Hermon 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, Hermon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hermon has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hermon has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hermon than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hermon may be for you.
Being a small town, Hermon does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.