Woodstock is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 7,871 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodstock is the 105th largest community in Maryland. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Woodstock, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Woodstock, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Woodstock’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Woodstock does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $128,093.00.
Woodstock is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.90% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodstock is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodstock who work in management occupations (18.74%), office and administrative support (10.35%), and computer science and math (9.88%).
Also of interest is that Woodstock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.70% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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, Woodstock is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Woodstock a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Woodstock has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Woodstock’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Woodstock is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Woodstock, the average commute to work is 34.23 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Woodstock. 58.93% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Woodstock in 2018 was $58,759, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $235,036 for a family of four.
Woodstock is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Woodstock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodstock residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Woodstock include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Canadian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Woodstock's cultural character, accounting for 22.28% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Woodstock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Chinese.