Winooski, VT

Winooski profile

Living in Winooski

Winooski is a somewhat small city located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 7,997 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Winooski is the 15th 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, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winooski who work in food service (12.50%), healthcare (10.01%), and office and administrative support (9.14%).

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.

For a small city, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Winooski. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Winooski.

Despite being a small city, Winooski has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Winooski are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.36% of adults in Winooski have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Winooski in 2018 was $32,701, which is middle income relative to Vermont, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,804 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 Irish, English, French Canadian, French, and Italian.

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