Winterport is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,784 people and just one neighborhood, Winterport is the 93rd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Winterport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winterport is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Winterport who work in sales jobs (11.54%), food service (10.40%) and office and administrative support (10.04%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Winterport is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Winterport a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Winterport has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Winterport’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Winterport does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.