Byron - Roxbury Area is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,116 people and just one neighborhood, Byron - Roxbury Area is the 127th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Byron - Roxbury Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Byron - Roxbury Area is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Byron - Roxbury Area who work in office and administrative support (16.47%), food service (12.49%) and sales jobs (10.45%).
A relatively large number of people in Byron - Roxbury Area telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.05% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
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!) Byron - Roxbury 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. Byron - Roxbury Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Byron - Roxbury Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Byron - Roxbury Area may be for you.
Byron - Roxbury Area 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.