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 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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Winterport is worth considering.
Winterport 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.