Arlington is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 2,277 people and just one neighborhood, Arlington is the 68th largest community in Vermont. Arlington has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Arlington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Arlington is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arlington who work in office and administrative support (14.47%), sales jobs (10.74%) and management occupations (9.47%).
Of important note, Arlington is also a town of artists. Arlington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Arlington’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Arlington telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.67% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Arlington’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Arlington has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Arlington a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Arlington doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.