West Paris, ME

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West Paris Profile


Overview

West Paris is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,817 people and just one neighborhood, West Paris is the 162nd largest community in Maine.

Occupations and Workforce

West Paris is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Paris is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Paris who work in office and administrative support (13.97%), healthcare (8.99%), and sales jobs (8.14%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.04% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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

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, West Paris is worth considering.

In West Paris, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.43 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

West Paris 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.

West Paris Demographics

The percentage of adults in West Paris with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.55% of adults in West Paris have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in West Paris in 2010 was $20,471, which is low income relative to Maine, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,884 for a family of four. However, West Paris contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call West Paris home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Paris residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Paris include Irish, German, French , and Finnish.

The most common language spoken in West Paris is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Paris 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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West Paris 0.101011101001110
Maine 18.30
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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West Paris 0.101011101001110
Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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RSU 17/MSAD 17


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Better than of ME school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Agnes Gray School
170 Main Street
West Paris, ME, 04289
PK-04
Oxford Hills Comprehensive H S
256 Main Street
South Paris, ME, 04281
09-12
Waterford Memorial School
148 Valley Road
Waterford, ME, 04088
PK-02
Paris Elementary School
4 Hathaway Road
South Paris, ME, 04281
PK-06
Guy E Rowe School
219 Main Street
Norway, ME, 04268
PK-06
Harrison Elementary
309 Naples Road
Harrison, ME, 04040
03-06
Otisfield Community School
416 Powhattan Road
Otisfield, ME, 04270
KG-04
Oxford Elementary School
79 Pleasant St 839
Oxford, ME, 04270
PK-06
Oxford Hills Middle School
100 Pine Street
South Paris, ME, 04281
07-08
Hebron Station School
884 Station Road
Hebron, ME, 04238
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.3% 43.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 56.2% 37.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.2% 6.3%

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