Lyme - Dorchester Area is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 3,258 people and just one neighborhood, Lyme - Dorchester Area is the 140th largest community in New Hampshire.
Real Estate Prices
Lyme - Dorchester Area home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Lyme - Dorchester Area real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Lyme - Dorchester Area is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lyme - Dorchester Area is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lyme - Dorchester Area who work in office and administrative support (13.44%), management occupations (12.02%) and teaching (11.84%).
Of important note, Lyme - Dorchester Area is also a town of artists. Lyme - Dorchester Area has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lyme - Dorchester Area’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Lyme - Dorchester Area telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.29% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Another notable thing is that Lyme - Dorchester 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.
The overall crime rate in Lyme - Dorchester Area is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Lyme - Dorchester Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Lyme - Dorchester Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Lyme - Dorchester Area 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.