Woburn is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 40,876 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Woburn is the 38th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Woburn 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 Massachusetts.
Woburn is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woburn is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woburn who work in management occupations (12.27%), office and administrative support (11.34%), and teaching (7.81%).
Also of interest is that Woburn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Woburn is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Woburn, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The citizens of Woburn are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.10% of adults in Woburn 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 Woburn in 2018 was $45,986, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $183,944 for a family of four.
Woburn is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woburn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woburn residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Woburn include Irish, Italian, English, German, and French.
Woburn also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.17%.
The most common language spoken in Woburn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.