Berwick is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 7,492 people and just one neighborhood, Berwick is the 43rd largest community in Maine.
Real Estate Prices
Berwick real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Berwick house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Berwick isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Berwick are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Berwick is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berwick who work in sales jobs (12.64%), office and administrative support (12.31%) and teaching (8.32%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Berwick is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Berwick a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Berwick has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Berwick’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Berwick, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.18 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Berwick doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.