Winthrop Harbor, IL


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Winthrop Harbor is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 6,818 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Winthrop Harbor is the 288th largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some villages, Winthrop Harbor isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Winthrop Harbor are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winthrop Harbor is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winthrop Harbor who work in office and administrative support (15.88%), sales jobs (11.29%), and management occupations (10.61%).

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.

Because of many things, Winthrop Harbor is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Winthrop Harbor 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 village’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 Harbor has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Winthrop Harbor’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of Winthrop Harbor are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.08% of adults in Winthrop Harbor having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Winthrop Harbor in 2010 was $33,361, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,444 for a family of four. However, Winthrop Harbor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Winthrop Harbor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.

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