Newport is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,248 people and just one neighborhood, Newport is the 108th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Newport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newport is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newport who work in sales jobs (15.62%), office and administrative support (10.39%) and management occupations (9.74%).
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!) Newport 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. Newport has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Newport than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Newport may be for you.
Newport is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.