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
North Berwick is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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
Because of many things, North Berwick is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, North Berwick really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is North Berwick perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly 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!) North Berwick 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. North Berwick has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in North Berwick than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, North Berwick may be for you.
One downside of living in North Berwick is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In North Berwick, the average commute to work is 31.71 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
North Berwick 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.