Limestone is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,240 people and just one neighborhood, Limestone is the 140th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Limestone isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Limestone are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Limestone is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Limestone who work in office and administrative support (22.77%), sales jobs (9.89%) and business and financial occupations (6.91%).
A relatively large number of people in Limestone telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.54% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Limestone is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Limestone enrolled in college, Limestone has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Limestone spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.92 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Limestone is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.