Westbrook is a medium-sized city located in the state of Maine. With a population of 19,074 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Westbrook is the 12th largest community in Maine.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Westbrook is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Westbrook is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westbrook who work in office and administrative support (12.08%), sales jobs (10.26%), and management occupations (10.22%).
Also of interest is that Westbrook has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Westbrook 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: 32.25% of adults in Westbrook have a college degree.
The per capita income in Westbrook in 2018 was $32,174, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,696 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 Irish, English, French, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Westbrook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and French.