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Woodbury, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Woodbury is the 9th largest city in Minnesota with a population of 68,050 as of July 1, 2016. Woodbury ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Woodbury is located at latitude 44.9063 and longitude -92.9237 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Woodbury (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.83 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,063 feet.

The City of Woodbury (GNIS ID: 2397369) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Woodbury population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Woodbury: City of Woodbury.

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Woodbury, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 68,050
Population in Households 67,763
Population in Familes 58,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 287
Population Density1 1,949
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 24,760
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 18,234
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25,842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,881 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,879 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,082 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $296,163
Average Home Value $328,884


Median Household Income $101,101
Average Household Income $129,042
Per Capita Income $47,040
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.49% 1.3%
Households 1.45% 1.3%
Families 1.41% 1.27%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Woodbury, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodbury to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 99th
Population Density1 # 77 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 85 91st
Median Household Income # 26 97th
Per Capita Income # 39 96th

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