Woodstock, GA

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Living in Woodstock

Woodstock is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 35,065 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Woodstock is the 28th largest community in Georgia. Woodstock has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Woodstock, where the median household income is $81,268.00.

Woodstock real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Woodstock house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Woodstock is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodstock is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodstock who work in management occupations (17.23%), sales jobs (13.80%), and office and administrative support (12.69%).

Also of interest is that Woodstock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.00% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

One downside of living in Woodstock is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Woodstock, the average commute to work is 35.77 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Woodstock ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Woodstock, 48.58% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Woodstock in 2018 was $41,176, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,704 for a family of four. However, Woodstock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodstock is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woodstock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodstock residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Woodstock include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Woodstock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.