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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Berwick is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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.
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, North Berwick is worth considering.
In North Berwick, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.71 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, North Berwick doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.