Weld - Phillips Area is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,240 people and just one neighborhood, Weld - Phillips Area is the 232nd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Weld - Phillips Area is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.62% of the Weld - Phillips Area workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Weld - Phillips Area is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Weld - Phillips Area who work in office and administrative support (10.96%), sales jobs (8.51%) and personal care services (6.91%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Weld - Phillips Area is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Weld - Phillips Area’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Overall, Weld - Phillips Area’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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, Weld - Phillips Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Weld - Phillips Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Weld - Phillips Area, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.99 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.