Hallowell is a very small city located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,315 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%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.48% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Being a small city, Hallowell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.