Woodbridge, VA


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Woodbridge is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 4,503 people and 34 constituent neighborhoods, Woodbridge is the 148th largest community in Virginia. Much of the housing stock in Woodbridge was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Woodbridge economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Woodbridge, where the median household income is $109,196.00.

Woodbridge home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Woodbridge real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Woodbridge is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Woodbridge is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodbridge who work in computer science and math (11.33%), management occupations (10.68%), and office and administrative support (9.50%).

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Woodbridge, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

Also of interest is that Woodbridge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Woodbridge, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.56 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Woodbridge, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Woodbridge is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Woodbridge ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Woodbridge, 42.85% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Woodbridge in 2010 was $47,052, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,208 for a family of four. However, Woodbridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodbridge is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Woodbridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodbridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Woodbridge also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.54% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woodbridge include German, Irish, African, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Woodbridge's cultural character, accounting for 20.28% of the town’s population.

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