Island Falls - Sherman Area, ME

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Island Falls - Sherman Area Profile


Overview

Island Falls - Sherman Area is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,448 people and just one neighborhood, Island Falls - Sherman Area is the 219th largest community in Maine.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Island Falls - Sherman Area is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.30% of the Island Falls - Sherman Area workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Island Falls - Sherman Area is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Island Falls - Sherman Area who work in management occupations (8.58%), office and administrative support (8.39%), and maintenance occupations (7.54%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.11% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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

Island Falls - Sherman Area’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe 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!) Island Falls - Sherman Area 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. Island Falls - Sherman Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Island Falls - Sherman Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Island Falls - Sherman Area may be for you.

Island Falls - Sherman Area Demographics

The citizens of Island Falls - Sherman Area are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.89% of adults in Island Falls - Sherman Area have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Island Falls - Sherman Area in 2010 was $21,384, 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 $85,536 for a family of four. However, Island Falls - Sherman Area contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Island Falls - Sherman Area home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Island Falls - Sherman Area residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Island Falls - Sherman Area include English, French , German, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Island Falls - Sherman Area is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Island Falls - Sherman Area 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30
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Island Falls - Sherman Area 0.101011101001110
Maine 18.30
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Island Falls - Sherman Area 0.101011101001110
Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of ME school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Katahdin Middle/High School
800 Station Road
Stacyville, ME, 04777
07-12
So Aroostook School
922 Dyer Brook Road
Dyer Brook, ME, 04747
PK-12
Katahdin Elementary School
805 Station Road
Stacyville, ME, 04777
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 70.5% 43.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 58.3% 37.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.1% 6.3%

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