New Sweden - Square Lake Area is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,511 people and just one neighborhood, New Sweden - Square Lake Area is the 243rd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Sweden - Square Lake Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Sweden - Square Lake Area is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Sweden - Square Lake Area who work in office and administrative support (13.90%), management occupations (10.13%) and teaching (8.64%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that New Sweden - Square Lake Area is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
The overall crime rate in New Sweden - Square Lake Area 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.
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!) New Sweden - Square Lake 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. New Sweden - Square Lake Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in New Sweden - Square Lake Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, New Sweden - Square Lake Area may be for you.