Windermere is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 3,509 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Windermere is the 342nd largest community in Florida.
Windermere home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Windermere real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Windermere is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Windermere is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Windermere who work in sales jobs (22.53%), management occupations (17.62%), and business and financial occupations (7.57%).
Of important note, Windermere is also a town of artists. Windermere has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Windermere’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.88% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Windermere 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, Windermere’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small town, Windermere does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
If knowledge is power, Windermere is a pretty powerful place. 71.09% of the adults in Windermere have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Windermere in 2010 was $70,540, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $282,160 for a family of four.
Windermere is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Windermere home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Windermere residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Windermere include English, Irish, German, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Windermere is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.