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North Yarmouth, ME

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Overview


North Yarmouth is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 4,243 people and just one neighborhood, North Yarmouth is the 104th largest community in Maine.

North Yarmouth home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maine, but North Yarmouth real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

North Yarmouth is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.90% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, North Yarmouth is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Yarmouth who work in sales jobs (15.80%), management occupations (14.57%), and business and financial occupations (10.24%).

Also of interest is that North Yarmouth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.11% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

North Yarmouth 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 Yarmouth’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

In North Yarmouth, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.75 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, North Yarmouth does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

If knowledge is power, North Yarmouth is a pretty powerful place. 55.17% of the adults in North Yarmouth have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in North Yarmouth in 2018 was $48,469, which is wealthy relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,876 for a family of four.

The people who call North Yarmouth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Yarmouth residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in North Yarmouth include English, Irish, German, French, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in North Yarmouth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Chinese.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in North Yarmouth, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Maine. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.3% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Maine. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, college students and urban sophisticates.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Lithuanian and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 24.2% have English ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in North Yarmouth are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 59.6% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 53.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.1%), and 9.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.6% of households. Some people also speak Italian (10.3%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in North Yarmouth, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (24.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.8%), and residents who report German roots (8.4%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (8.1%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.2%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (77.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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