New Sharon & Chesterville is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,742 people and just one neighborhood, New Sharon & Chesterville is the 189th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in New Sharon & Chesterville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.24% of New Sharon & Chesterville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, New Sharon & Chesterville is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Sharon & Chesterville who work in office and administrative support (12.95%), sales jobs (10.04%) and management occupations (6.77%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.96% 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
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, New Sharon & Chesterville is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, New Sharon & Chesterville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.