Bridgewater - Plymouth Area is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 3,291 people and just one neighborhood, Bridgewater - Plymouth Area is the 113th largest community in Vermont.
Real Estate Prices
Bridgewater - Plymouth Area real estate is some of the most expensive in Vermont, although Bridgewater - Plymouth Area house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Bridgewater - Plymouth Area is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bridgewater - Plymouth Area is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bridgewater - Plymouth Area who work in office and administrative support (12.03%), management occupations (11.65%) and sales jobs (10.32%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.96% 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
Another notable thing is that Bridgewater - Plymouth 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.
Bridgewater - Plymouth Area’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Bridgewater - Plymouth 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. Bridgewater - Plymouth Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bridgewater - Plymouth Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bridgewater - Plymouth Area may be for you.