Shapleigh - Acton Area is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 6,796 people and just one neighborhood, Shapleigh - Acton Area is the 128th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Shapleigh - Acton Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shapleigh - Acton Area is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Shapleigh - Acton Area who work in sales jobs (12.95%), office and administrative support (11.18%) and healthcare (5.94%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Shapleigh - Acton 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 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, Shapleigh - Acton Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Shapleigh - Acton Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Shapleigh - Acton Area, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.07 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.