Jay is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 4,785 people and just one neighborhood, Jay is the 68th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Jay is a blue-collar town, with 35.95% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Jay is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jay who work in office and administrative support (13.11%), food service (9.48%) and management occupations (8.82%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Jay 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. Jay has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Jay than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Jay may be for you.
Being a small town, Jay does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.