Woodstock, IL


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Woodstock is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 25,189 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Woodstock is the 93rd largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Woodstock is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Woodstock is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodstock who work in management occupations (12.49%), office and administrative support (10.62%), and sales jobs (9.21%).

The overall education level of Woodstock is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.51% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Woodstock in 2010 was $28,755, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,020 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. Woodstock also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woodstock include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

Woodstock also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.34%.

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