Winhall - Peru Area is a tiny town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 1,279 people and just one neighborhood, Winhall - Peru Area is the 124th largest community in Vermont.
Real Estate Prices
Winhall - Peru Area home prices are not only among the most expensive in Vermont, but Winhall - Peru Area real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Winhall - Peru Area isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Winhall - Peru Area are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winhall - Peru Area is a town of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Winhall - Peru Area who work in management occupations (19.55%), sales jobs (12.39%) and office and administrative support (10.99%).
Also of interest is that Winhall - Peru Area 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 Winhall - Peru Area telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.84% 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 Winhall - Peru Area 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.
The overall crime rate in Winhall - Peru 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.
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!) Winhall - Peru Area 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. Winhall - Peru Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Winhall - Peru Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Winhall - Peru Area may be for you.
Winhall - Peru Area is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.