Winthrop is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 6,144 people and two constituent 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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.72% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 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 population of Winthrop is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.80% of adults in Winthrop have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Winthrop in 2018 was $32,519, 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 $130,076 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, Irish, French, German, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Winthrop is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Greek.