Pownal is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 3,476 people and just one neighborhood, Pownal is the 42nd largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pownal is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pownal is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pownal who work in sales jobs (15.63%), management occupations (11.65%) and office and administrative support (11.60%).
Also of interest is that Pownal has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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!) Pownal 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. Pownal has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Pownal than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Pownal may be for you.
Pownal is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.