East Montpelier is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 2,599 people and just one neighborhood, East Montpelier is the 65th largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, East Montpelier isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in East Montpelier are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East Montpelier is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Montpelier who work in teaching (11.17%), management occupations (10.67%) and office and administrative support (10.46%).
Also of interest is that East Montpelier 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: 8.60% 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
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!) East Montpelier 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. East Montpelier has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in East Montpelier than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, East Montpelier may be for you.