Woodhaven is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 12,539 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Woodhaven is the 89th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Woodhaven is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Woodhaven is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodhaven who work in office and administrative support (14.61%), sales jobs (9.88%), and management occupations (8.83%).
Even though Woodhaven is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The education level of Woodhaven citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.10% of adults in Woodhaven have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Woodhaven in 2010 was $30,391, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,564 for a family of four. However, Woodhaven contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Woodhaven home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodhaven residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Woodhaven include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Woodhaven is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.