Northern Piscataquis is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 273 people and just one neighborhood, Northern Piscataquis is the 237th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Northern Piscataquis is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Northern Piscataquis is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Northern Piscataquis who work in food service (12.28%), law enforcement and fire fighting (9.36%) and personal care services (8.77%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Northern Piscataquis has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Northern Piscataquis is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Overall, Northern Piscataquis’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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, Northern Piscataquis is worth considering.
Northern Piscataquis 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.