Windham, ME
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Living in Windham

Windham is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 18,434 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Windham is the 13th largest community in Maine.

Windham real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Windham house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns, Windham isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Windham are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Windham is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Windham who work in management occupations (13.42%), sales jobs (12.62%), and office and administrative support (8.80%).

Also of interest is that Windham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.29% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Windham is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Windham’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Windham citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.71% of adults in Windham have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Windham in 2018 was $35,937, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,748 for a family of four.

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

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