New Sharon - Chesterville is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,839 people and just one neighborhood, New Sharon - Chesterville is the 166th largest community in Maine.
When you are in New Sharon - Chesterville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.68% of New Sharon - Chesterville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, New Sharon - Chesterville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in New Sharon - Chesterville who work in office and administrative support (15.52%), management occupations (8.35%), and healthcare (5.85%).
New Sharon - Chesterville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, New Sharon - Chesterville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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, New Sharon - Chesterville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes New Sharon - Chesterville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
New Sharon - Chesterville 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.
In terms of college education, New Sharon - Chesterville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.39% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in New Sharon - Chesterville in 2018 was $28,823, 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 $115,292 for a family of four. However, New Sharon - Chesterville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call New Sharon - Chesterville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Sharon - Chesterville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Sharon - Chesterville include English, Irish, French, French Canadian, and German.
The most common language spoken in New Sharon - Chesterville 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.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 34 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 92.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.2% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 24.8% have English ancestry.
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 New Sharon - Chesterville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.4% 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 50.6% of America'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, 36.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.9%), and 15.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 97.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
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 New Sharon - Chesterville, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (24.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.9%), and residents who report French roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (7.2%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.
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 (38.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.7%) 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 (10.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.