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Hartland, ME

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Overview


Hartland is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,819 people and just one neighborhood, Hartland is the 232nd largest community in Maine.

Occupations and Workforce

Hartland is a blue-collar town, with 48.79% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Hartland is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hartland who work in office and administrative support (13.61%), management occupations (8.76%), and healthcare (6.20%).

Setting & Lifestyle

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, Hartland has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hartland a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Hartland, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.36 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Hartland is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The percentage of people in Hartland who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.17% of adults in Hartland have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hartland in 2018 was $31,741, which is lower middle income relative to Maine, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,964 for a family of four. However, Hartland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Hartland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hartland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hartland include English, German, French, Irish, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Hartland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Hartland, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 91.4% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the neighborhood than in 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Real Estate

Despite all of the residential real estate here in the neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 32.7%, which is higher than 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more English and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.7% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 8.3% have French ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Hartland are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 26.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 45.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 22.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.6%), and 12.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.7% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.9%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Hartland, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (25.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.7%), and residents who report French roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.5%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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