Burke & Kirby is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 2,234 people and just one neighborhood, Burke & Kirby is the 87th largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Burke & Kirby is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Burke & Kirby is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burke & Kirby who work in management occupations (11.56%), sales jobs (10.81%) and teaching (9.76%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.64% 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 Burke & Kirby 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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Burke & Kirby is worth considering.