Windsor is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,652 people and just one neighborhood, Windsor is the 178th largest community in Maine.
Windsor is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Windsor is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Windsor who work in healthcare suport services (14.50%), office and administrative support (10.07%), and sales jobs (9.40%).
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, Windsor is worth considering.
Being a small town, Windsor does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Windsor with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.85% of adults in Windsor have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Windsor in 2018 was $30,604, which is middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $122,416 for a family of four. However, Windsor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Windsor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Windsor residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Windsor include Irish, French, English, German, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Windsor 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.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 97.2% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Our research reveals that 90.5% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.9% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 5.4% have French Canadian ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% 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 95.2% 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 Windsor 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. In addition, 6.1% 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 61.9% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 29.5% 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 27.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.6%), and 13.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.7% of households. Some people also speak Italian (4.7%).
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 Windsor, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.6%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (16.9%), and residents who report English roots (16.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.7%), along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (5.4%), 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 (44.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.