Ashland - Masardis Area is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,996 people and just one neighborhood, Ashland - Masardis Area is the 197th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ashland - Masardis Area is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.18% of the Ashland - Masardis Area workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ashland - Masardis Area is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashland - Masardis Area who work in office and administrative support (12.38%), management occupations (8.98%) and sales jobs (6.24%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Ashland - Masardis Area is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
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!) Ashland - Masardis Area 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. Ashland - Masardis Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ashland - Masardis Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ashland - Masardis Area may be for you.
Ashland - Masardis Area 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.