Woodford, VA


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Woodford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 6,160 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodford is the 116th largest community in Virginia.

Woodford is a military town: the armed forces employs 11.59% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Retail and Administration are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 17.79% and 11.38% of the civilian workforce respectively.

A relatively large number of people in Woodford telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.74% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Woodford has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Woodford a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Woodford, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.44 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The percentage of adults in Woodford who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.00% of the adults in Woodford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Woodford in 2010 was $25,018, which is middle income relative to Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,072 for a family of four. However, Woodford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodford is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Woodford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Woodford include English, Irish, Italian, and French .

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

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