Shrewsbury - Killington Area is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 2,866 people and just one neighborhood, Shrewsbury - Killington Area is the 116th largest community in Vermont.
Real Estate Prices
Shrewsbury - Killington Area real estate is some of the most expensive in Vermont, although Shrewsbury - Killington Area house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Shrewsbury - Killington Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shrewsbury - Killington Area is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shrewsbury - Killington Area who work in management occupations (13.35%), sales jobs (12.15%) and food service (11.67%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.11% 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 Shrewsbury - Killington Area is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
The overall crime rate in Shrewsbury - Killington Area 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.
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, Shrewsbury - Killington Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Shrewsbury - Killington Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.