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Arundel, ME

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Overview


Arundel is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 4,435 people and just one neighborhood, Arundel is the 99th largest community in Maine.

Arundel real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Arundel house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Arundel is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Arundel is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arundel who work in healthcare (11.67%), food service (11.30%), and teaching (10.89%).

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!) Arundel 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. Arundel has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Arundel than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Arundel may be for you.

Arundel 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.

Demographics

The education level of Arundel citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.08% of adults in Arundel have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Arundel in 2018 was $35,327, which is middle income relative to Maine, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,308 for a family of four. However, Arundel contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Arundel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Arundel residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Arundel include French, English, French Canadian, Irish, and German.

The most common language spoken in Arundel is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Portuguese.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.6% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 19.8% have French ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Arundel are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 43.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.7%), and 11.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households. Some people also speak French (4.6%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Arundel, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (19.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (19.3%), and residents who report French Canadian roots (15.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.0%), along with some German ancestry residents (9.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (81.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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