Woodbine is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 12,325 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodbine is the 76th largest community in Maryland.
Woodbine home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Woodbine real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Woodbine is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodbine is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodbine who work in management occupations (18.49%), office and administrative support (10.70%), and computer science and math (8.17%).
Also of interest is that Woodbine 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: 7.27% 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.
Woodbine is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Woodbine’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Woodbine, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.43 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Woodbine are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.21% of adults in Woodbine 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 Woodbine in 2018 was $52,141, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $208,564 for a family of four.
Woodbine is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Woodbine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodbine residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Woodbine include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Woodbine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.