Stowe is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 5,288 people and just one neighborhood, Stowe is the 28th largest community in Vermont.
Stowe home prices are not only among the most expensive in Vermont, but Stowe real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Stowe is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Stowe is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stowe who work in management occupations (13.38%), healthcare (12.39%), and office and administrative support (11.87%).
Of important note, Stowe is also a town of artists. Stowe has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Stowe’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 17.00% 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.
Another notable thing is that Stowe 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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Stowe is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Stowe spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.28 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Stowe, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Stowe is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 65.68% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Stowe in 2018 was $63,750, which is wealthy relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $255,000 for a family of four. However, Stowe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Stowe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stowe residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Stowe include Irish, English, German, British, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Stowe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.
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.
If you are planning to retire in Vermont, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Vermont, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.9% of neighborhoods in VT. If a Vermont retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 42.9% of the residential real estate vacant, the neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more British and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.8% have Eastern European ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Stowe are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.5% 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 66.9% 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, 54.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.6%), and 5.5% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.7% of households. Some people also speak Polish (6.7%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Stowe, VT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (18.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report German roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of British ancestry (4.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.1%), 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 under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (63.5%) 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 (13.0%) and 6.0% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.