Windham is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 14,481 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.
Unlike some towns, Windham isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Windham are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Windham is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Windham who work in management occupations (16.17%), office and administrative support (10.58%), and sales jobs (10.35%).
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 10.51% 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.
Because of many things, Windham is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Windham a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Windham has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.47 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Windham, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Windham is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Windham is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.57% of adults in Windham have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Windham in 2010 was $50,932, which is wealthy relative to New Hampshire and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,728 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 Italian, English, French , and German.
The most common language spoken in Windham is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.