Brookfield & Braintree is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 2,520 people and just one neighborhood, Brookfield & Braintree is the 104th largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brookfield & Braintree is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brookfield & Braintree is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brookfield & Braintree who work in office and administrative support (17.14%), management occupations (11.24%) and sales jobs (9.87%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.44% 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
The overall crime rate in Brookfield & Braintree 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.
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!) Brookfield & Braintree 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. Brookfield & Braintree has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Brookfield & Braintree than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Brookfield & Braintree may be for you.