Woodward is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,448 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodward is the 261st largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Woodward was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Woodward real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Woodward house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Woodward is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Woodward is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodward who work in office and administrative support (11.23%), sales jobs (9.45%), and teaching (7.53%).
The overall crime rate in Woodward is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The rate of college-level education in Woodward is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.12% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Woodward in 2018 was $25,541, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,164 for a family of four. However, Woodward contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Woodward home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodward residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Woodward include German, Irish, Norwegian, French, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Woodward is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.