Madawaska is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,892 people and just one neighborhood, Madawaska is the 88th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Madawaska is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Madawaska is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Madawaska who work in office and administrative support (21.22%), sales jobs (14.84%) and maintenance occupations (4.83%).
A relatively large number of people in Madawaska telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.26% 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
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, Madawaska has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Madawaska 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 15.93 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small town, Madawaska does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.