Limestone is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,240 people and just one neighborhood, Limestone is the 140th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Limestone isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Limestone are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Limestone is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Limestone who work in office and administrative support (22.77%), sales jobs (9.89%) and business and financial occupations (6.91%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.54% 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
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Limestone, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Limestone provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
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 17.92 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small town, Limestone does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.