Great Pond - Amherst Area is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,979 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 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.
The overall crime rate in Great Pond - Amherst Area is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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, Great Pond - Amherst Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Great Pond - Amherst Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Great Pond - Amherst Area is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Great Pond - Amherst Area, the average commute to work is 35.09 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.