Cushing - Friendship 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 2,652 people and just one neighborhood, Cushing - Friendship Area is the 183rd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Cushing - Friendship Area is a blue-collar town, with 38.07% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Cushing - Friendship Area is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cushing - Friendship Area who work in office and administrative support (12.63%), farm management occupations (12.14%) and sales jobs (8.26%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Cushing - Friendship Area is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
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!) Cushing - Friendship 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. Cushing - Friendship Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cushing - Friendship Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cushing - Friendship Area may be for you.
Cushing - Friendship 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.