Woodbine, NJ


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Woodbine is a very small coastal borough (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,482 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Woodbine is the 410th largest community in New Jersey.

Woodbine is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Woodbine is a borough of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodbine who work in food service (12.55%), office and administrative support (10.68%), and personal care services (9.13%).

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.

Residents will find that the borough is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Woodbine is worth considering.

Woodbine is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Woodbine spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.25 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the borough are less than they would otherwise be.

In Woodbine, just 6.16% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Woodbine in 2010 was $17,706, which is low income relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $70,824 for a family of four. However, Woodbine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodbine is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. 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 Black or African-American. Woodbine also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.90% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woodbine include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Woodbine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.