Winthrop Harbor is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 6,745 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Winthrop Harbor is the 288th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Winthrop Harbor is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winthrop Harbor is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winthrop Harbor who work in office and administrative support (14.57%), management occupations (9.68%), and business and financial occupations (9.37%).
Also of interest is that Winthrop Harbor has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall crime rate in Winthrop Harbor is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
In terms of college education, Winthrop Harbor is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.43% of adults in Winthrop Harbor have a college degree.
The per capita income in Winthrop Harbor in 2010 was $38,817, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,268 for a family of four. However, Winthrop Harbor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Winthrop Harbor is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Winthrop Harbor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winthrop Harbor residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Winthrop Harbor include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Winthrop Harbor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.