Woods Cross is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 11,284 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woods Cross is the 51st largest community in Utah.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Woods Cross is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Woods Cross is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woods Cross who work in office and administrative support (16.40%), sales jobs (11.91%), and management occupations (9.22%).
Also of interest is that Woods Cross has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Woods Cross 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, Woods Cross really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Woods Cross 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.
The percentage of people in Woods Cross who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.08% of adults in Woods Cross have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Woods Cross in 2010 was $24,084, which is upper middle income relative to Utah, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,336 for a family of four. However, Woods Cross contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Woods Cross is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woods Cross home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woods Cross residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Woods Cross include German, European, Irish, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Woods Cross is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.