Great Pond - Amherst Area, ME

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Great Pond - Amherst Area Profile


Overview

Great Pond - Amherst Area is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,982 people and just one neighborhood, Great Pond - Amherst Area is the 235th largest community in Maine.

Occupations and Workforce

Great Pond - Amherst Area is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Great Pond - Amherst Area is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Great Pond - Amherst Area who work in office and administrative support (14.81%), maintenance occupations (12.27%), and management occupations (10.06%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Great Pond - Amherst Area 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, Great Pond - Amherst Area’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

Great Pond - Amherst Area’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe 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!) Great Pond - Amherst 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. Great Pond - Amherst Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Great Pond - Amherst Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Great Pond - Amherst Area may be for you.

In Great Pond - Amherst Area, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.09 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Great Pond - Amherst Area Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Great Pond - Amherst Area rank slightly lower than the national average. 17.00% of adults 25 and older in Great Pond - Amherst Area have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Great Pond - Amherst Area in 2010 was $23,561, which is middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,244 for a family of four. However, Great Pond - Amherst Area contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Great Pond - Amherst Area home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Great Pond - Amherst Area residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Great Pond - Amherst Area include Irish, French , German, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Great Pond - Amherst Area is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and German.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Great Pond - Amherst Area 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30
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Maine 18.30
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Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Cave Hill School
1205 Eastbrook Road
Eastbrook, ME, 04634
PK-08
Sumner Memorial High School
2456 Us Hwy 1
Sullivan, ME, 04664
09-12
Mountain View School
542 Bert Gray Road
Sullivan, ME, 04664
PK-08
Peninsula School
71 Main Street
Prospect Harbor, ME, 04669
PK-08
Ella Lewis School
15 Old Village Road
Steuben, ME, 04680
PK-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.3% 43.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.4% 37.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.9% 6.3%

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Airline Community School
26 Great Pond Road
Aurora, ME, 04408
PK-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 51.4% 43.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.5% 37.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.8% 6.3%

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