Windham, ME

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Living in Windham

Windham is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 18,540 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Windham is the 13th largest community in Maine.

Windham real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Windham house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Windham is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Windham is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Windham who work in management occupations (12.51%), sales jobs (12.41%), and office and administrative support (10.03%).

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 is lower than average for the country.

The overall education level of Windham citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.81% of adults in Windham have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Windham in 2018 was $33,846, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,384 for a family of four. However, Windham contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Windham include Irish, English, French, Italian, and German.

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