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, Winterport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Winterport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winterport is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winterport who work in office and administrative support (13.00%), teaching (10.94%) and food service (10.80%).
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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Winterport has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Winterport has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Winterport than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Winterport may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Winterport doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.