Winterport is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,793 people and just one neighborhood, Winterport is the 93rd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Winterport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winterport is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winterport who work in office and administrative support (12.59%), teaching (10.24%) and sales jobs (9.91%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Winterport is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Winterport really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Winterport perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Winterport has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Winterport has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Winterport than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Winterport may be for you.
Being a small town, Winterport does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.