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 $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%).

There are many members of the armed forces living in Woodbridge. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.

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.

In Woodbridge, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 40.45 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 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 have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Woodbridge. 54.70% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Woodbridge in 2010 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.

In addition, Woodbridge has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.18%).

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