Hallowell is a very small city located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,329 people and just one neighborhood, Hallowell is the 137th largest community in Maine. Hallowell has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Hallowell is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hallowell is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hallowell who work in office and administrative support (17.21%), management occupations (12.89%) and teaching (9.14%).
A relatively large number of people in Hallowell telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.48% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hallowell spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.03 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Hallowell doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.