Patten - North Penobscot Area is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,052 people and just one neighborhood, Patten - North Penobscot Area is the 234th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Patten - North Penobscot Area isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Patten - North Penobscot Area are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Patten - North Penobscot Area is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Patten - North Penobscot Area who work in office and administrative support (10.66%), healthcare (7.14%) and teaching (6.91%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Patten - North Penobscot Area is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Patten - North Penobscot Area’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter 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!) Patten - North Penobscot Area 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. Patten - North Penobscot Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Patten - North Penobscot Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Patten - North Penobscot Area may be for you.
Being a small town, Patten - North Penobscot Area does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.