Newfane is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 1,684 people and just one neighborhood, Newfane is the 90th largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Newfane is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Newfane is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newfane who work in teaching (11.98%), office and administrative support (11.75%) and management occupations (9.83%).
Of important note, Newfane is also a town of artists. Newfane has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Newfane’s character.
Also of interest is that Newfane has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Newfane telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 23.47% 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
Because of many things, Newfane is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Newfane a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Newfane has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Newfane’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Newfane does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.