Windermere, FL
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Windermere is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 3,249 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 93.59% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Windermere is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Windermere who work in management occupations (23.40%), sales jobs (17.83%), and office and administrative support (11.70%).

A relatively large number of people in Windermere telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.09% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

In addition, Windermere is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

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.

As is often the case in a small town, Windermere doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

If knowledge is power, Windermere is a pretty powerful place. 65.99% 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 $63,184, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $252,736 for a family of four.

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, Italian, European, and German.

The most common language spoken in Windermere is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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