Woodbury is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 9,042 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodbury is the 202nd largest community in New York.
Woodbury home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Woodbury real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Woodbury is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 96.28% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodbury is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodbury who work in management occupations (17.39%), healthcare (14.34%), and sales jobs (14.04%).
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.
In addition, Woodbury is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
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.
One downside of living in Woodbury is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Woodbury, the average commute to work is 36.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Woodbury has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Woodbury, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Woodbury is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 65.70% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Woodbury in 2018 was $91,140, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $364,560 for a family of four.
Woodbury is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 Russian, Italian, Polish, German, and Irish.
In addition, Woodbury has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.73%).
The most common language spoken in Woodbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.