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Cornville - Canaan, ME

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Overview


Cornville - Canaan is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,566 people and just one neighborhood, Cornville - Canaan is the 130th largest community in Maine.

Occupations and Workforce

Cornville - Canaan is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cornville - Canaan is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Cornville - Canaan who work in teaching (12.63%), office and administrative support (10.90%), and management occupations (10.40%).

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, Cornville - Canaan has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cornville - Canaan a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Cornville - Canaan, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.96 minutes every day commuting to work.

Cornville - Canaan 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.

Demographics

The overall education level of Cornville - Canaan is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.86% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cornville - Canaan in 2018 was $31,323, which is lower middle income relative to Maine, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,292 for a family of four. However, Cornville - Canaan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Cornville - Canaan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cornville - Canaan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cornville - Canaan include English, French, Irish, French Canadian, and German.

The most common language spoken in Cornville - Canaan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 5.2% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 43 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 90.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.5% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 7.3% have French Canadian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Cornville - Canaan are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 39.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.5%), and 14.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, French and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Cornville - Canaan, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (23.6%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (18.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (16.7%), and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (7.3%), along with some German ancestry residents (4.2%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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