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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Winhall - Peru Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 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.
Overall, Winhall - Peru Area’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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, Winhall - Peru Area has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Winhall - Peru Area a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Winhall - Peru Area doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.