Winthrop Harbor is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 6,705 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Winthrop Harbor is the 289th 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 (19.42%), management occupations (10.47%), and sales jobs (10.25%).
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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Winthrop Harbor, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.14 minutes every day commuting to work.
The overall education level of Winthrop Harbor is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.83% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Winthrop Harbor in 2018 was $39,723, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $158,892 for a family of four.
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 Black or African-American. Winthrop Harbor also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.59% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Winthrop Harbor include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Winthrop Harbor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.