Pownal is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 3,485 people and just one neighborhood, Pownal is the 42nd largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Pownal isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pownal are a mix 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 (16.04%), office and administrative support (11.11%) and management occupations (11.01%).
A relatively large number of people in Pownal telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.04% 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
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, Pownal has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pownal 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, Pownal doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.