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
Buxton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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
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!) Buxton 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. Buxton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Buxton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Buxton may be for you.
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.
Being a small town, Buxton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.