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.

12.40% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Woodford. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Retail and Administration industries respectively employ 17.82% and 12.50% of the civilian workforce.

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

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Woodford has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Woodford has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Woodford than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Woodford may be for you.

The percentage of adults in Woodford who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.98% of the adults in Woodford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Woodford in 2010 was $25,109, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,436 for a family of four. However, Woodford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodford is an extremely 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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