Woodbridge, NJ

Add Comparison

Population

18,836

0.175% decline

Median Age

37.4


Median Household Income

$80,540

0.19% growth

Poverty Rate

7.42%


Number of Employees

9,892

0.623% decline

Median Property Value

$273,600

1.45% growth

About

In 2017, Woodbridge, NJ had a population of 18.8k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $80,540. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Woodbridge, NJ declined from 18,869 to 18,836, a -0.175% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,387 to $80,540, a 0.19% increase.

The population of Woodbridge, NJ is 41.4% White Alone, 23.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 21.8% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Woodbridge, NJ speak a non-English language, and 83.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Woodbridge, NJ is $273,600, and the homeownership rate is 56.1%. Most people in Woodbridge, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 34.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Woodbridge, NJ is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Woodbridge, NJ employs 9.89k people. The largest industries in Woodbridge, NJ are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,318 people), Retail Trade (1,159 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,058 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($100,673), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($76,800), and Finance & Insurance ($76,667).

Median household income in Woodbridge, NJ is $80,540. Males in Woodbridge, NJ have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,412. The income inequality in Woodbridge, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$80,540

2017 value

± $4,850

0.19%

1 Year Growth

± 8.71%

Households in Woodbridge, NJ have a median annual income of $80,540, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $80,387 in 2016, which represents a 0.19% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in Woodbridge, NJ compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for New Jersey.

$84,632

Average Male Salary

± $1,612

$61,412

Average Female Salary

± $1,170

In 2017, full-time male employees in New Jersey made 1.38 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New Jersey by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for New Jersey.

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $79,679 ± $3,060

  2. White

    $67,619 ± $1,158

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $52,154 ± $45,004

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Jersey workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in New Jersey by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Woodbridge, NJ is from New Jersey.

0.493

2017 Wage GINI

0.491

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.493 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.437% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Jersey across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 28.05

  2. Census Tract 30.01

  3. Census Tract 29.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Woodbridge, NJ was Census Tract 28.05 with a value of $95,438, followed by Census Tract 30.01 and Census Tract 29.02, with respective values of $75,197 and $62,756.

The following map shows all of the places in Woodbridge, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.42% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Woodbridge, NJ (1.39k out of 18.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    794 ± 212

  2. Hispanic

    626 ± 205

  3. Black

    229 ± 137

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Woodbridge, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

9.89k

2017 Value

± 666

-0.623%

1 Year decline

± 9.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Woodbridge, NJ declined at a rate of -0.623%, from 9.95k employees to 9.89k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Woodbridge, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,258 people), Management Occupations (1,124 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (857 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Woodbridge, NJ.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Woodbridge, NJ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,258 people), Management Occupations (1,124 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (857 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Woodbridge, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.56 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.88 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.69 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Woodbridge, NJ, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($102,961), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($96,250), and Management Occupations ($81,875).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

9.89k

2017 Value

± 666

-0.623%

1 Year decline

± 9.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Woodbridge, NJ declined at a rate of -0.623%, from 9.95k employees to 9.89k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Woodbridge, NJ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,318 people), Retail Trade (1,159 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,058 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Woodbridge, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Woodbridge, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Woodbridge, NJ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,318 people), Retail Trade (1,159 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,058 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Woodbridge, NJ has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (1.96 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.84 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.53 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Woodbridge, NJ, by median earnings, are Utilities ($100,673), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($76,800), and Finance & Insurance ($76,667).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $55.9B

  2. $42.1B

  3. $38.2B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $55.9B, followed by Electronics ($42.1B) and Mixed freight ($38.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for New Jersey state.

$517B

2020 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

42% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $517B. This is expected to increase 42% to $734B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $79.3B

  2. $54.2B

  3. $17.9B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $79.3B, followed by Pennsylvania with $54.2B and California and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

92.2% of the population of Woodbridge, NJ has health coverage, with 63.2% on employee plans, 11.4% on Medicaid, 9.76% on Medicare, 7.23% on non-group plans, and 0.629% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Woodbridge, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Woodbridge, NJ see 1064 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.14% increase from the previous year (1052 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1167 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 627 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Middlesex County, NJ.

1,064 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Middlesex County, NJ see an average of 1,064 patients per year. This represents a 1.14% increase from the previous year (1,052 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Middlesex County, NJ in comparison to neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Jersey.

$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,081

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,049

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,614

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

7.78%

Uninsured

63.2%

Employer Coverage

11.4%

Medicaid

9.76%

Medicare

7.23%

Non-Group

0.629%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Woodbridge, NJ declined by 8.47% from 8.5% to 7.78%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Woodbridge, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.1% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Woodbridge, NJ is home to a population of 18.8k people, from which 83.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 32.7% of Woodbridge, NJ residents were born outside of the country (6.17k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Woodbridge, NJ is composed of 7.8k White Alone residents (41.4%), 4.48k Hispanic or Latino residents (23.8%), 4.11k Asian Alone residents (21.8%), 1.88k Black or African American Alone residents (9.99%), 403 Two or More Races residents (2.14%), 154 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.818%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.5

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Woodbridge, NJ was 37.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Woodbridge, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Woodbridge, NJ residents was 37.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

32.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.17k people

33.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

6.34k people

As of 2017, 32.7% of Woodbridge, NJ residents (6.17k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Woodbridge, NJ was 33.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Woodbridge, NJ compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for New Jersey.

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    251,165 ± 12,131 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    162,243 ± 9,799 people

  3. Mexico

    124,109 ± 8,589 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 251,165 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 162,243 and Mexico with 124,109.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

83.5%

2017 Citizenship

81.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 83.5% of Woodbridge, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Woodbridge, NJ was 81.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Woodbridge, NJ compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    7.8k ± 566

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.48k ± 706

  3. Asian Alone

    4.11k ± 641

In 2017, there were 1.74 times more White Alone residents (7.8k people) in Woodbridge, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.48k Hispanic or Latino and 4.11k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Woodbridge, NJ as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    181 ± 71

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    92 ± 78

  3. Korea

    91 ± 49

Woodbridge, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.97 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Woodbridge, NJ was $273,600 in 2017, which is 1.19 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $269,700 to $273,600, a 1.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Woodbridge, NJ is 56.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Woodbridge, NJ have an average commute time of 34.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Woodbridge, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$273,600

2017 Median

± $5,888

$269,700

2016 Median

± $6,701

In 2017, the median property value in Woodbridge, NJ grew to to $273,600 from the previous year's value of $269,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Woodbridge, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Woodbridge, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$80,540

Median Household Income

± $4,850

7.03k

Number of Households

± 497

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.03k households in Woodbridge, NJ grew to $80,540 from the previous year's value of $80,387.

The following chart displays the households in Woodbridge, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Woodbridge, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Woodbridge, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

56.1%

2017 Homeownership

53.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.1% of the housing units in Woodbridge, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Woodbridge, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

34.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Woodbridge, NJ have a longer commute time (34.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 7.86% of the workforce in Woodbridge, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Woodbridge, NJ compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.8%

  2. Public Transit

    15.3%

  3. Carpooled

    5.22%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Woodbridge, NJ was Drove Alone (73.8%), followed by those who Public Transit (15.3%) and those who Carpooled (5.22%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Woodbridge, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Woodbridge, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart