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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.85% 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 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 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.
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 51.46% 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 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.