Rangeley - Dallas Area is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,774 people and just one neighborhood, Rangeley - Dallas Area is the 206th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Rangeley - Dallas Area isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rangeley - Dallas Area are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rangeley - Dallas Area is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rangeley - Dallas Area who work in management occupations (14.44%), office and administrative support (11.72%) and maintenance occupations (10.04%).
Of important note, Rangeley - Dallas Area is also a town of artists. Rangeley - Dallas Area has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rangeley - Dallas Area’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 17.81% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
Another notable thing is that Rangeley - Dallas Area is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
The overall crime rate in Rangeley - Dallas Area is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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!) Rangeley - Dallas 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. Rangeley - Dallas Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rangeley - Dallas Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rangeley - Dallas Area may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Rangeley - Dallas Area spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.93 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.