Woodbury, NJ


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Woodbury is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 10,020 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Woodbury is the 203rd largest community in New Jersey. Woodbury has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Woodbury is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Woodbury is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodbury who work in office and administrative support (13.32%), teaching (10.35%), and management occupations (9.19%).

Despite being a small city, Woodbury has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Woodbury citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.52% of adults in Woodbury have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Woodbury in 2010 was $28,416, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,664 for a family of four. However, Woodbury contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodbury is an extremely 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 Black or African-American. Woodbury also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.48% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woodbury include German, Italian, English, and Polish.

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