Windham is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 15,938 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Windham is the 19th 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.
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 16.83% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Because of many things, Windham 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, Windham really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Windham 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.
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 33.31 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Windham, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Windham is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.13% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Windham in 2018 was $68,175, which is wealthy relative to New Hampshire and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $272,700 for a family of four.
Windham is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Chinese.