Westbrook, ME


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Westbrook is a medium-sized city located in the state of Maine. With a population of 17,978 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Westbrook is the 12th largest community in Maine.

Unlike some cities, Westbrook isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Westbrook are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Westbrook is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Westbrook who work in office and administrative support (16.42%), sales jobs (15.16%), and management occupations (7.58%).

The overall education level of Westbrook is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.66% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Westbrook in 2010 was $26,793, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,172 for a family of four. However, Westbrook contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Westbrook home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westbrook residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Westbrook include English, French , French Canadian, and Italian.

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