Woodruff is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 4,294 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Woodruff is the 85th largest community in South Carolina. Woodruff has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Woodruff is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 47.89% of the Woodruff workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Woodruff is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodruff who work in maintenance occupations (10.13%), law enforcement and fire fighting (5.71%), and teaching (5.12%).
Of important note, Woodruff is also a city of artists. Woodruff has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Woodruff’s character.
As is often the case in a small city, Woodruff doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Woodruff is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.98% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Woodruff in 2018 was $22,937, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,748 for a family of four.
Woodruff is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woodruff home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodruff residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Woodruff include German, Irish, European, Scottish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Woodruff is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.