Buxton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 8,143 people and just one neighborhood, Buxton is the 33rd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Buxton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Buxton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Buxton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buxton who work in office and administrative support (16.00%), sales jobs (13.49%) and management occupations (6.63%).
Also of interest is that Buxton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Buxton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Buxton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Buxton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Buxton, the average commute to work is 32.78 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Buxton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.