Woodbury is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 9,636 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodbury is the 98th largest community in Connecticut.
Housing costs in Woodbury are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Connecticut.
Woodbury is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodbury is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodbury who work in management occupations (17.10%), teaching (11.85%), and sales jobs (10.17%).
Also of interest is that Woodbury has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.90% 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, Woodbury 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, Woodbury really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Woodbury 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.
Woodbury is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.86% of adults in Woodbury have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Woodbury in 2010 was $45,856, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $183,424 for a family of four.
The people who call Woodbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Woodbury include Italian, English, German, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Woodbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.