North Berwick is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 4,650 people and just one neighborhood, North Berwick is the 73rd largest community in Maine.
Real Estate Prices
North Berwick real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although North Berwick house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, North Berwick isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in North Berwick are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Berwick is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in North Berwick who work in office and administrative support (13.25%), sales jobs (11.71%) and teaching (6.48%).
Also of interest is that North Berwick has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
North Berwick is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, North Berwick’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, North Berwick has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes North Berwick a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in North Berwick, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.71 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, North Berwick doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.