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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodhaven who work in office and administrative support (13.20%), healthcare (10.85%), and sales jobs (9.54%).
The population of Woodhaven overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Woodhaven, 21.59% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Woodhaven in 2010 was $30,201, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,804 for a family of four. However, Woodhaven contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Woodhaven is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Italian.