Woodbridge, VA

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Living in Woodbridge

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. Woodbridge has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Woodbridge, where the median household income is $113,065.00.

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 a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.22% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodbridge is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodbridge who work in management occupations (16.66%), business and financial occupations (12.67%), and office and administrative support (12.17%).

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.

Of important note, Woodbridge is also a town of artists. Woodbridge has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Woodbridge’s character.

In Woodbridge, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 41.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Despite being a small town, Woodbridge has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

If knowledge is power, Woodbridge is a pretty powerful place. 54.21% of the adults in Woodbridge have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Woodbridge in 2018 was $51,439, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,756 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 14.52% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woodbridge include German, Irish, English, Egyptian, and Italian.

Woodbridge also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.90%.

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