Cherryfield - Steuben Area is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,585 people and just one neighborhood, Cherryfield - Steuben Area is the 208th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Cherryfield - Steuben Area, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.69% of Cherryfield - Steuben Area’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Cherryfield - Steuben Area is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cherryfield - Steuben Area who work in farm management occupations (13.40%), sales jobs (10.95%) and management occupations (8.12%).
In addition, many people in Cherryfield - Steuben Area have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.65% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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!) Cherryfield - Steuben 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. Cherryfield - Steuben Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cherryfield - Steuben Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cherryfield - Steuben Area may be for you.
Cherryfield - Steuben Area 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.