Woodbury is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 75,102 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Woodbury is the eighth largest community in Minnesota.
Woodbury real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Woodbury house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Woodbury is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodbury is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodbury who work in management occupations (17.71%), office and administrative support (10.61%), and sales jobs (10.50%).
Also of interest is that Woodbury has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Woodbury telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.42% 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.
Because of many things, Woodbury is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Woodbury really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Woodbury perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, Woodbury is a pretty powerful place. 61.00% of the adults in Woodbury 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 Woodbury in 2018 was $49,976, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $199,904 for a family of four.
Woodbury is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woodbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Woodbury include German, Irish, Norwegian, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Woodbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.