Dedham & Otis is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,359 people and just one neighborhood, Dedham & Otis is the 170th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Dedham & Otis isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dedham & Otis are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dedham & Otis is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dedham & Otis who work in office and administrative support (13.61%), healthcare (9.04%) and management occupations (7.61%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Dedham & Otis is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Dedham & Otis’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Overall, Dedham & Otis’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Dedham & Otis is worth considering.