Manchester is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,556 people and just one neighborhood, Manchester is the 132nd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Manchester is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Manchester is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manchester who work in office and administrative support (20.15%), management occupations (17.24%) and sales jobs (9.16%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Manchester is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Manchester a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Manchester has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Manchester’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Manchester does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.