Jackman & Moose River is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,066 people and just one neighborhood, Jackman & Moose River is the 218th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Jackman & Moose River is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jackman & Moose River is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jackman & Moose River who work in office and administrative support (8.55%), law enforcement and fire fighting (7.46%) and business and financial occupations (7.24%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Jackman & Moose River has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Jackman & Moose River is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Jackman & Moose River’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
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, Jackman & Moose River has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jackman & Moose River a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.56 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small town, Jackman & Moose River does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.