Hermon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 5,762 people and just one neighborhood, Hermon is the 57th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hermon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hermon is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hermon who work in sales jobs (19.79%), healthcare (14.25%) and office and administrative support (12.61%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Hermon is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hermon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hermon perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly 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!) Hermon 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. Hermon has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hermon than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hermon may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Hermon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.