Sandisfield & Otis is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 2,504 people and just one neighborhood, Sandisfield & Otis is the 298th largest community in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sandisfield & Otis is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sandisfield & Otis is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandisfield & Otis who work in sales jobs (11.11%), office and administrative support (10.20%) and management occupations (8.01%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Sandisfield & Otis is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Sandisfield & Otis’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
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, Sandisfield & Otis has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sandisfield & Otis a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Sandisfield & Otis is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Sandisfield & Otis, the average commute to work is 37.21 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.