Woodbridge is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 8,750 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.
A relatively large number of people in Woodbridge telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.25% 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.
In addition, Woodbridge is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Woodbridge. 65.68% 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 2018 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.
Woodbridge also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.45%.
The most common language spoken in Woodbridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.