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 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.
Weld - Phillips Area’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Weld - Phillips Area 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. Weld - Phillips Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Weld - Phillips Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Weld - Phillips Area may be for you.
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.