Cornville - Canaan is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,525 people and just one neighborhood, Cornville - Canaan is the 130th largest community in Maine.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cornville - Canaan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cornville - Canaan is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cornville - Canaan who work in teaching (13.94%), management occupations (11.65%), and office and administrative support (11.38%).
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, Cornville - Canaan has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cornville - Canaan a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Cornville - Canaan, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.99 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Cornville - Canaan does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Cornville - Canaan is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.40% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cornville - Canaan in 2018 was $27,490, which is lower middle income relative to Maine, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,960 for a family of four. However, Cornville - Canaan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Cornville - Canaan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cornville - Canaan residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Cornville - Canaan include English, French, Irish, French Canadian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Cornville - Canaan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 5.0% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 43 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 90.4% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Canadian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 19.1% have French ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Cornville - Canaan are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 33.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 39.8% 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 23.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.0%), and 15.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Cornville - Canaan, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (19.7%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (19.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (17.8%), and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (6.1%), along with some German ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.9%) 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 (8.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.