Bloomfield - Norton Area is a tiny town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 1,785 people and just one neighborhood, Bloomfield - Norton Area is the 119th largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Bloomfield - Norton Area is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bloomfield - Norton Area is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bloomfield - Norton Area who work in food service (10.03%), management occupations (8.83%) and office and administrative support (8.07%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.68% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 Bloomfield - Norton Area is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
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!) Bloomfield - Norton 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. Bloomfield - Norton Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bloomfield - Norton Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bloomfield - Norton Area may be for you.