Topsham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 8,751 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Topsham is the 27th largest community in Maine.
Topsham real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Topsham house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Topsham is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Topsham is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Topsham who work in office and administrative support (12.40%), sales jobs (9.70%), and food service (8.05%).
Of important note, Topsham is also a town of artists. Topsham has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Topsham’s character.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Topsham is worth considering.
Topsham 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.
The citizens of Topsham are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.99% of adults in Topsham have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Topsham in 2010 was $32,869, which is wealthy relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,476 for a family of four. However, Topsham contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Topsham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Topsham residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Topsham include Irish, French , German, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Topsham is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and German.