Calais is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,004 people and just one neighborhood, Calais is the 111th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Calais is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Calais is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Calais who work in office and administrative support (18.18%), healthcare (14.51%) and sales jobs (9.57%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Calais 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. Calais has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Calais than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Calais may be for you.
Calais 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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.73 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Calais does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.