Raymond is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 4,501 people and just one neighborhood, Raymond is the 75th largest community in Maine.
Real Estate Prices
Raymond real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Raymond house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Raymond isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Raymond are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Raymond is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Raymond who work in office and administrative support (16.00%), sales jobs (12.24%) and management occupations (10.81%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Raymond 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.
Because of many things, Raymond is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Raymond really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Raymond perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly 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!) Raymond 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. Raymond has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Raymond than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Raymond may be for you.
One downside of living in Raymond is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Raymond, the average commute to work is 35.78 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.