Winthrop is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 5,987 people and just one neighborhood, Winthrop is the 51st largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Winthrop is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winthrop is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winthrop who work in office and administrative support (14.25%), management occupations (14.13%) and sales jobs (12.01%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Winthrop 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. Winthrop has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Winthrop than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Winthrop may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Winthrop doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.