Woodridge, NY


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Woodridge is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 797 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodridge is the 757th largest community in New York.

Unlike some villages, Woodridge isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Woodridge are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Woodridge is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodridge who work in office and administrative support (24.83%), food service (13.29%), and maintenance occupations (8.39%).

Another notable thing is that Woodridge is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the village’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

The population of Woodridge overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Woodridge, 22.10% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Woodridge in 2010 was $19,109, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,436 for a family of four. However, Woodridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodridge is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Woodridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Woodridge also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.38% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woodridge include Polish, Russian, Irish, and Italian.

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