Windham, NH
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Windham is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 14,562 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Windham is the 20th largest community in New Hampshire.

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

Windham is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Windham is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Windham who work in management occupations (19.79%), sales jobs (10.01%), and office and administrative support (9.71%).

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 10.85% 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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Windham is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Windham, the average commute to work is 31.34 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Windham is a pretty powerful place. 51.46% of the adults in Windham have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Windham in 2010 was $54,080, which is wealthy relative to New Hampshire and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $216,320 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 Irish, Italian, English, French, and German.

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


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