Monroe - Brooks Area is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 4,744 people and just one neighborhood, Monroe - Brooks Area is the 222nd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Monroe - Brooks Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Monroe - Brooks Area is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monroe - Brooks Area who work in office and administrative support (11.84%), management occupations (8.51%) and teaching (8.16%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.99% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Monroe - Brooks Area has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Monroe - Brooks Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Monroe - Brooks Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Monroe - Brooks Area may be for you.