Barnard - Stockbridge Area is a tiny town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 4,051 people and just one neighborhood, Barnard - Stockbridge Area is the 126th largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Barnard - Stockbridge Area isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Barnard - Stockbridge Area are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Barnard - Stockbridge Area is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Barnard - Stockbridge Area who work in office and administrative support (12.73%), management occupations (12.64%) and sales jobs (9.44%).
Of important note, Barnard - Stockbridge Area is also a town of artists. Barnard - Stockbridge Area has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Barnard - Stockbridge Area’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.48% 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
Barnard - Stockbridge Area’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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, Barnard - Stockbridge Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Barnard - Stockbridge Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.