Winhall - Peru Area is a tiny town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 1,284 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
Winhall - Peru Area is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.
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.
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.