Woodbridge is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 8,842 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodbridge is the 107th largest community in Connecticut.
Woodbridge home prices are not only among the most expensive in Connecticut, but Woodbridge real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Woodbridge is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodbridge is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodbridge who work in management occupations (19.71%), healthcare (12.76%), and teaching (10.22%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.38% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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, Woodbridge is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Woodbridge 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, Woodbridge has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Woodbridge’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Woodbridge, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Woodbridge is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Woodbridge. 70.26% 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 Woodbridge in 2010 was $55,644, which is wealthy relative to Connecticut and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $222,576 for a family of four.
Woodbridge is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Woodbridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodbridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Woodbridge include Italian, Polish, Russian, and German.
In addition, Woodbridge has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.49%).
The most common language spoken in Woodbridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Tagalog.