Lincolnville - Northport Area is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 4,316 people and just one neighborhood, Lincolnville - Northport Area is the 150th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Lincolnville - Northport Area is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lincolnville - Northport Area is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincolnville - Northport Area who work in management occupations (12.76%), office and administrative support (11.14%) and maintenance occupations (8.72%).
A relatively large number of people in Lincolnville - Northport Area telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.12% 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
Another notable thing is that Lincolnville - Northport Area 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, Lincolnville - Northport Area’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter 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, Lincolnville - Northport Area is worth considering.
One of the nice things about Lincolnville - Northport Area is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.