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%).
A relatively large number of people in Woodbridge telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.38% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Woodbridge really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Woodbridge perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Even though Woodbridge is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding 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.