Woodbury is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 68,820 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 90.20% 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 (17.22%), office and administrative support (11.82%), and sales jobs (10.68%).
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.
Woodbury 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 city’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, Woodbury’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Woodbury is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Woodbury area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Woodbury. 58.69% 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 $45,346, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $181,384 for a family of four.
Woodbury is a very 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, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Woodbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.