Woodbridge is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 9,087 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodbridge is the 105th 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 94.85% 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 (18.71%), healthcare (15.32%), and teaching (12.54%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.89% 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.
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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Woodbridge, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Woodbridge is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 71.77% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Woodbridge in 2018 was $70,114, which is wealthy relative to Connecticut and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $280,456 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, Irish, German, English, and Polish.
Woodbridge also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.00%.
The most common language spoken in Woodbridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.