Windom is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 4,550 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Windom is the 153rd largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Windom is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Windom is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Windom who work in office and administrative support (12.40%), sales jobs (11.48%), and management occupations (7.53%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Windom has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Windom a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Windom is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.57 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The citizens of Windom are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.99% of adults in Windom have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Windom in 2010 was $22,886, which is lower middle income relative to Minnesota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,544 for a family of four. However, Windom contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Windom is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Windom home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Windom residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Windom include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Windom is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.