Newcastle - Alna Area is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,686 people and just one neighborhood, Newcastle - Alna Area is the 166th largest community in Maine.
Real Estate Prices
Newcastle - Alna Area real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Newcastle - Alna Area house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Newcastle - Alna Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newcastle - Alna Area is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newcastle - Alna Area who work in management occupations (11.70%), sales jobs (10.95%) and office and administrative support (10.49%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.07% 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
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, Newcastle - Alna Area is worth considering.
Being a small town, Newcastle - Alna Area does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.