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Winthrop, ME
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Winthrop profile

Living in Winthrop

Winthrop is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 6,183 people and two associated neighborhoods, Winthrop is the 57th largest community in Maine.

Also of interest is that Winthrop has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.94% 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.

Winthrop 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, Winthrop’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Winthrop 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.

The education level of Winthrop citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.44% of adults in Winthrop have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Winthrop in 2018 was $36,602, which is middle income relative to Maine, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,408 for a family of four. However, Winthrop contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Winthrop home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winthrop residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Winthrop include English, French, Irish, German, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Winthrop is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Greek.