Bridgewater - Plymouth Area is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 3,285 people and just one neighborhood, Bridgewater - Plymouth Area is the 113th largest community in Vermont.
Real Estate Prices
Bridgewater - Plymouth Area home prices are not only among the most expensive in Vermont, but Bridgewater - Plymouth Area real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
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.
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.