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 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Winterport really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Winterport perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Winterport has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Winterport a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Winterport does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.