Waldoboro is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 5,015 people and just one neighborhood, Waldoboro is the 63rd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Waldoboro is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waldoboro is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Waldoboro who work in office and administrative support (15.50%), sales jobs (13.35%) and teaching (7.43%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Waldoboro has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Waldoboro has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Waldoboro than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Waldoboro may be for you.
Waldoboro 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.