Fayston is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 1,339 people and just one neighborhood, Fayston is the 101st largest community in Vermont.
Real Estate Prices
Fayston home prices are not only among the most expensive in Vermont, but Fayston real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Fayston is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fayston is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fayston who work in management occupations (20.11%), sales jobs (10.91%) and office and administrative support (9.07%).
Of important note, Fayston is also a town of artists. Fayston has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fayston’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Fayston telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 21.86% 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 Fayston is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Fayston’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Fayston is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Fayston’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.