Limestone is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,257 people and just one neighborhood, Limestone is the 140th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Limestone is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Limestone is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Limestone who work in office and administrative support (20.64%), business and financial occupations (8.26%) and sales jobs (8.05%).
Also of interest is that Limestone has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.59% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Limestone spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.79 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Limestone doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.