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 8,543 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Yarmouth is the 31st 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 89.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Yarmouth is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yarmouth who work in office and administrative support (13.38%), management occupations (13.09%), and sales jobs (11.60%).
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.
Yarmouth is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Yarmouth’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Yarmouth is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Being a small town, Yarmouth does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Yarmouth, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Yarmouth is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 59.81% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Yarmouth in 2010 was $47,652, which is wealthy relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,608 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, French , German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Yarmouth is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.