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
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bridgewater - Plymouth Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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%).
A relatively large number of people in Bridgewater - Plymouth Area telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.96% 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 Bridgewater - Plymouth 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.
The overall crime rate in Bridgewater - Plymouth 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, Bridgewater - Plymouth Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bridgewater - Plymouth Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.