Winthrop is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 6,086 people and just one neighborhood, Winthrop is the 51st largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Winthrop isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Winthrop are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winthrop is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winthrop who work in management occupations (14.34%), office and administrative support (13.89%) and sales jobs (9.15%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Winthrop is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Winthrop 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, Winthrop has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Winthrop’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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, Winthrop is worth considering.
Being a small town, Winthrop does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.