Hardwick is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 2,956 people and just one neighborhood, Hardwick is the 51st largest community in Vermont. Hardwick has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Hardwick isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hardwick are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hardwick is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hardwick who work in teaching (12.11%), office and administrative support (11.70%) and sales jobs (10.19%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.98% 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 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, Hardwick has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hardwick a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.