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Woodridge, IL
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Woodridge profile


Living in Woodridge



Woodridge is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 33,587 people and seven associated neighborhoods, Woodridge is the 55th largest community in Illinois.

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

Also of interest is that Woodridge 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: 16.52% 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.

The overall crime rate in Woodridge 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.

One downside of living in Woodridge, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.57 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Woodridge use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Woodridge‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The citizens of Woodridge are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.95% of adults in Woodridge have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Woodridge in 2022 was $48,262, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,048 for a family of four. However, Woodridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodridge is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Woodridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Woodridge also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.70% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woodridge include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Woodridge's cultural character, accounting for 21.02% of the village’s population.

The most common language spoken in Woodridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.