East Montpelier is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 2,576 people and just one neighborhood, East Montpelier is the 65th largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
East Montpelier is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East Montpelier is a town of professionals, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Montpelier who work in teaching (12.77%), management occupations (10.43%) and office and administrative support (9.33%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.54% 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 of many things, East Montpelier is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making East Montpelier a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, East Montpelier has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, East Montpelier’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, East Montpelier is worth considering.