North Yarmouth is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,704 people and just one neighborhood, North Yarmouth is the 99th largest community in Maine.
Real Estate Prices
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
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Yarmouth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 management occupations (15.60%), sales jobs (11.55%) and office and administrative support (7.55%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in North Yarmouth telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.33% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Because of many things, North Yarmouth is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making North Yarmouth a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, North Yarmouth has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, North Yarmouth’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
North Yarmouth 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.