Woodbury, New Jersey is a small town with a population of slightly less than 10,000. Young children account for a larger portion of the population here (9%) than nationally (6%), making it a nice place to raise a family. With an average age of just under 38, the town's population is younger than most cities in New Jersey. Renters tend to be in the minority in the town, and 58% of residents own their homes. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $1,123/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Woodbury will save around $1,800 compared to the state average.
Compared to the national average, Woodbury has a relatively large number of residents over the age of 25 who have a high school degree or GED (22%). Further, 13% have a Bachelor's degree and 6% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Woodbury residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and education. Combined, these industries account for 20% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 8% of the town's population works in sales, which ranks as the top field in the town. With an average annual income of about $70K, Woodbury workers take home less than their peers elsewhere in New Jersey. The town's average income, however, is just about on par with the national average ($73,345).
Woodbury residents have an average commute of about 32 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 40% of residents, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.