Bristol - Bremen Area is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,594 people and just one neighborhood, Bristol - Bremen Area is the 123rd largest community in Maine.
Real Estate Prices
Bristol - Bremen Area real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Bristol - Bremen Area house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Bristol - Bremen Area isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bristol - Bremen Area are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bristol - Bremen Area is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bristol - Bremen Area who work in management occupations (15.79%), office and administrative support (9.97%) and farm management occupations (7.99%).
Also of interest is that Bristol - Bremen Area has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Bristol - Bremen Area 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, Bristol - Bremen Area’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Overall, Bristol - Bremen Area’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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, Bristol - Bremen Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bristol - Bremen Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Bristol - Bremen Area is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small town, Bristol - Bremen Area doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.