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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, East Montpelier is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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
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, East Montpelier has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes East Montpelier a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.