Turner is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 5,756 people and just one neighborhood, Turner is the 55th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Turner isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Turner are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Turner is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Turner who work in management occupations (13.58%), sales jobs (11.33%) and office and administrative support (10.95%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Turner 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, Turner really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Turner 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.
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, Turner is worth considering.
In Turner, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.48 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Turner 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.