Readfield is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,548 people and just one neighborhood, Readfield is the 130th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Readfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Readfield is a town of professionals, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Readfield who work in management occupations (14.77%), office and administrative support (11.95%) and healthcare (6.53%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Readfield is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Readfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Readfield’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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, Readfield has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Readfield a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Readfield 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.