Starksboro & Monkton is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 3,821 people and just one neighborhood, Starksboro & Monkton is the 80th largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Starksboro & Monkton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Starksboro & Monkton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Starksboro & Monkton is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Starksboro & Monkton who work in management occupations (14.10%), office and administrative support (9.82%) and sales jobs (7.66%).
Also of interest is that Starksboro & Monkton 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 Starksboro & Monkton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.67% 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
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Starksboro & Monkton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Starksboro & Monkton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Starksboro & Monkton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Starksboro & Monkton may be for you.
One downside of living in Starksboro & Monkton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Starksboro & Monkton, the average commute to work is 31.77 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.