Woodbridge is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 8,805 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 91.71% 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 (17.69%), business and financial occupations (11.82%), and teaching (11.73%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Woodbridge has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.25% 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.
In addition, Woodbridge is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Woodbridge is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Woodbridge’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Woodbridge is a pretty powerful place. 65.68% of the adults in Woodbridge have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Woodbridge in 2010 was $55,439, which is wealthy relative to Connecticut and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $221,756 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 Irish, Italian, Polish, Russian, and German.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Woodbridge's cultural character, accounting for 19.45% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Woodbridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.