Woodbury is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 67,855 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Woodbury is the tenth largest community in Minnesota.
Woodbury home prices are not only among the most expensive in Minnesota, but Woodbury real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Woodbury is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodbury is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodbury who work in management occupations (15.99%), sales jobs (11.97%), and office and administrative support (11.43%).
Also of interest is that Woodbury has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Woodbury is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Woodbury really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Woodbury perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Woodbury. 57.19% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Woodbury in 2010 was $44,047, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $176,188 for a family of four.
Woodbury is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woodbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Woodbury include Irish, Norwegian, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Woodbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.