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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Woodridge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Woodridge is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodridge who work in office and administrative support (21.84%), maintenance occupations (14.24%), and food service (8.54%).

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 percentage of adults in Woodridge who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.47% of the adults in Woodridge have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Woodridge in 2010 was $20,908, 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 $83,632 for a family of four. However, Woodridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodridge is an extremely 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 24.32% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woodridge include Italian, Irish, Polish, and Russian.

In addition, Woodridge has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.80%).

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