Brooksville - Sedgwick 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 2,934 people and just one neighborhood, Brooksville - Sedgwick Area is the 204th largest community in Maine.
Real Estate Prices
Brooksville - Sedgwick Area real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Brooksville - Sedgwick Area house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Brooksville - Sedgwick Area isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brooksville - Sedgwick Area are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brooksville - Sedgwick Area is a town of service providers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brooksville - Sedgwick Area who work in management occupations (15.45%), office and administrative support (9.14%) and maintenance occupations (7.95%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.51% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Brooksville - Sedgwick 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.
Overall, Brooksville - Sedgwick 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.
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!) Brooksville - Sedgwick 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. Brooksville - Sedgwick Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Brooksville - Sedgwick Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Brooksville - Sedgwick Area may be for you.
Brooksville - Sedgwick 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.