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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Buxton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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.
In Buxton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.78 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Buxton 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.