Winooski, VT


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Winooski is a somewhat small city located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 7,193 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Winooski is the 16th largest community in Vermont. Winooski has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Unlike some cities, Winooski isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Winooski are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winooski is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winooski who work in office and administrative support (12.07%), sales jobs (11.55%), and food service (8.80%).

Of important note, Winooski is also a city of artists. Winooski has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Winooski’s character.

Also of interest is that Winooski has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Even though Winooski is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The citizens of Winooski are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.65% of adults in Winooski have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Winooski in 2010 was $23,573, which is low income relative to Vermont, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,292 for a family of four. However, Winooski contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Winooski is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Winooski home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winooski residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Winooski include French Canadian, French , English, and German.

The most common language spoken in Winooski is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Arabic.