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Windsor, ME

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Overview


Windsor is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,690 people and just one neighborhood, Windsor is the 178th largest community in Maine.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Windsor is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Windsor is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Windsor who work in healthcare suport services (14.55%), office and administrative support (10.88%), and teaching (7.69%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Windsor is worth considering.

As is often the case in a small town, Windsor doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The education level of Windsor citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.01% of adults 25 and older in Windsor have a college degree.

The per capita income in Windsor in 2018 was $32,673, which is lower middle income relative to Maine, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,692 for a family of four. However, Windsor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Windsor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Windsor, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.6% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

Astoundingly, the neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Windsor neighborhood.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 30.5% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.6% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 4.2% have French Canadian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Windsor are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 60.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 4.7% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 65.5% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 31.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (25.4%), and 12.5% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (4.7%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Windsor, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.0%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (4.6%), along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (4.2%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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