Princeton - Alexander Area is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,508 people and just one neighborhood, Princeton - Alexander Area is the 220th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Princeton - Alexander Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Princeton - Alexander Area is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Princeton - Alexander Area who work in sales jobs (13.37%), food service (10.11%) and teaching (9.33%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Princeton - Alexander 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, Princeton - Alexander Area’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Princeton - Alexander Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Princeton - Alexander Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Princeton - Alexander Area does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.