Yarmouth, ME
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Living in Yarmouth


Yarmouth is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 8,990 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Yarmouth is the 27th largest community in Maine.

Yarmouth home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maine, but Yarmouth real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Yarmouth is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Yarmouth is a town of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yarmouth who work in management occupations (14.76%), teaching (12.86%), and healthcare (10.59%).

Also of interest is that Yarmouth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.27% 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.

Because of many things, Yarmouth is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Yarmouth really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Yarmouth perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One of the nice things about Yarmouth 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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Yarmouth. 60.83% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Yarmouth in 2018 was $50,381, which is wealthy relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,524 for a family of four. However, Yarmouth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Yarmouth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yarmouth residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Yarmouth include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Yarmouth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.


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