Dresden - Wiscasset 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 6,042 people and just one neighborhood, Dresden - Wiscasset Area is the 96th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dresden - Wiscasset Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dresden - Wiscasset Area is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dresden - Wiscasset Area who work in food service (14.62%), sales jobs (11.61%) and office and administrative support (10.10%).
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!) Dresden - Wiscasset 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. Dresden - Wiscasset Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Dresden - Wiscasset Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Dresden - Wiscasset Area may be for you.
Dresden - Wiscasset 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.