Monticello - Bridgewater is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 64 people and just one neighborhood, Monticello - Bridgewater is the 242nd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Monticello - Bridgewater is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.71% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Monticello - Bridgewater is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Monticello - Bridgewater who work in office and administrative support (28.57%), the sciences (28.57%) and management occupations (14.29%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Monticello - Bridgewater has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.29% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 Monticello - Bridgewater 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, Monticello - Bridgewater’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
The overall crime rate in Monticello - Bridgewater is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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, Monticello - Bridgewater has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Monticello - Bridgewater a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Monticello - Bridgewater is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Monticello - Bridgewater, the average commute to work is 58.75 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Monticello - Bridgewater does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.