Island Falls - Sherman Area is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,475 people and just one neighborhood, Island Falls - Sherman Area is the 219th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Island Falls - Sherman Area, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.30% of Island Falls - Sherman Area’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.11% 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
Island Falls - Sherman Area’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Island Falls - Sherman Area is worth considering.