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Windham, ME
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Windham profile

Living in Windham

Windham is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 19,128 people and four associated neighborhoods, Windham is the 13th largest community in Maine.

Windham home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maine, but Windham real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Windham telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.15% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Windham, 40.19% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Windham in 2018 was $47,575, which is wealthy relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,300 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, French Canadian, and Italian.

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