Newry - Andover Area is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,578 people and just one neighborhood, Newry - Andover Area is the 221st largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Newry - Andover Area is a blue-collar town, with 39.06% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Newry - Andover Area is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Newry - Andover Area who work in office and administrative support (9.00%), farm management occupations (8.18%) and management occupations (6.95%).
In addition, many people in Newry - Andover Area have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Newry - Andover Area 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, Newry - Andover Area’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
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!) Newry - Andover 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. Newry - Andover Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Newry - Andover Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Newry - Andover Area may be for you.