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
Winterport is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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
Winterport is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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.