Winooski, VT
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Winooski profile

Living in Winooski

Winooski is a somewhat small city located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 8,330 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.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.75% 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.

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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Winooski. 52.09% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Winooski in 2018 was $33,095, which is lower middle income relative to Vermont, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,380 for a family of four. However, Winooski contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Winooski is a very 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 German.

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