Stowe is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 4,448 people and just one neighborhood, Stowe is the 33rd largest community in Vermont.
Real Estate Prices
Stowe home prices are not only among the most expensive in Vermont, but Stowe real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Stowe is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.33% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Stowe is a town of professionals, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stowe who work in management occupations (12.53%), food service (10.65%) and office and administrative support (9.98%).
Of important note, Stowe is also a town of artists. Stowe has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Stowe’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Stowe telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.81% 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 Stowe is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.