Lake View & Brownville is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,294 people and just one neighborhood, Lake View & Brownville is the 199th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lake View & Brownville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lake View & Brownville is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake View & Brownville who work in personal care services (13.09%), sales jobs (11.06%) and office and administrative support (8.13%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Lake View & Brownville 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, Lake View & Brownville’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Overall, Lake View & Brownville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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, Lake View & Brownville is worth considering.