Rockland, a small town in Maine, has a population of slightly more than 7,000. It's a nice place to settle down, as retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (25%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just over 45, skew older than most cities in Maine. The majority of Rockland residents own their homes, and 44% of residents rent. The average rent of $794/month is a bit below the state average.
Compared to the national average, Rockland has a high number of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or equivalent (31%). Further, 14% have a Bachelor's degree and 8% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are three primary industries in Rockland: retail, healthcare, and education. Combined, these industries make up 21% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's workers are in sales, as 8% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of about $53K, Rockland workers take home less than the average Maine resident. Rockland's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).
Rockland's average commute time ranks as one of the best in the state at about 14 minutes, 4th-fastest in the state. Driving a vehicle is the most common mode of getting to work, opted for by 36% of commuters, while public transportation is not used. Relatively few residents (5%) walk to work, though the number easily surpasses the national average.
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