Waterford - Lovell Area is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,074 people and just one neighborhood, Waterford - Lovell Area is the 179th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Waterford - Lovell Area isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Waterford - Lovell Area are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waterford - Lovell Area is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Waterford - Lovell Area who work in office and administrative support (12.21%), sales jobs (9.91%) and management occupations (8.05%).
A relatively large number of people in Waterford - Lovell Area telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.35% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 Waterford - Lovell 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.
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, Waterford - Lovell Area is worth considering.
In Waterford - Lovell Area, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.43 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.