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Maine, WI

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Overview


Maine is a very small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 2,597 people and just one neighborhood, Maine is the 274th largest community in Wisconsin.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages, Maine isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Maine are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Maine is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Maine who work in management occupations (20.80%), office and administrative support (11.76%), and healthcare (8.90%).

Also of interest is that Maine has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.30% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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

Because of many things, Maine is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Maine a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Maine has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Maine’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small village, Maine doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The education level of Maine citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.27% of adults in Maine have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Maine in 2018 was $46,071, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $184,284 for a family of four.

The people who call Maine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Maine residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Maine include German, Polish, Irish, Norwegian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Maine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Japanese and German/Yiddish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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People

The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 9.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Wisconsin. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 55.9% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 13.3% have Polish ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Maine are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 75.6% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 38.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.4%), and 12.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.1% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Maine, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (55.9%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (13.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.0%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (4.1%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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