Tremont - Swans Island Area is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,985 people and just one neighborhood, Tremont - Swans Island Area is the 178th largest community in Maine.
Real Estate Prices
Tremont - Swans Island Area real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Tremont - Swans Island Area house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Tremont - Swans Island Area is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tremont - Swans Island Area is a town of sales and office workers, farmers, fishers, or foresters and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tremont - Swans Island Area who work in farm management occupations (18.45%), office and administrative support (15.62%) and sales jobs (6.85%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.97% 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 Tremont - Swans Island 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, Tremont - Swans Island Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Tremont - Swans Island Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Tremont - Swans Island Area is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Being a small town, Tremont - Swans Island Area does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.