Whiting - Charlotte Area is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,743 people and just one neighborhood, Whiting - Charlotte Area is the 230th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Whiting - Charlotte Area isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Whiting - Charlotte Area are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Whiting - Charlotte Area is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Whiting - Charlotte Area who work in office and administrative support (10.11%), farm management occupations (9.93%) and teaching (9.09%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Whiting - Charlotte Area work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Whiting - Charlotte Area is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Whiting - Charlotte 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!) Whiting - Charlotte 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. Whiting - Charlotte Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Whiting - Charlotte Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Whiting - Charlotte Area may be for you.
One of the nice things about Whiting - Charlotte Area is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.