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. 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 $112,014.00.

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 89.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 management occupations (15.24%), office and administrative support (14.52%), and business and financial occupations (13.22%).

Woodbridge is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Woodbridge, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Woodbridge, the average commute to work is 40.45 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

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

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Woodbridge, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Woodbridge is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.70% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Woodbridge in 2018 was $51,475, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,900 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. Important ancestries of people in Woodbridge include German, English, Irish, Egyptian, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Woodbridge's cultural character, accounting for 20.18% of the town’s population.

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