A small city located in Illinois, Woodridge has a population of slightly less than 34,000. The city's population, at an average age of just under 38, skews younger than most cities in Illinois. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 69% of residents own their homes. With an average rent of $1,301 a month, exceeding the state average by $249/month, relatively high rent costs may be playing a role in the higher levels of ownership.
Woodridge has an average commute time of about 34 minutes, slower than the state average of about 32 minutes. Many residents (48%) commute to work by car, while public transit isn't used much. Relatively few residents walk to work.
Woodridge residents have a plethora of industries from which to choose. The four most common are healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and scientific. Together, these industries make up 28% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of just over $95K, Woodridge workers bring in more than the average Illinois resident. Woodridge's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (7%), Woodridge has a large number of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 12% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. In addition, 21% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.