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Woodbury is a city in Gloucester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Henry Wood, settler

The latitude of Woodbury is 39.838N. The longitude is -75.153W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 56 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,439.


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Median household income
Local
$41,827
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Woodbury demographic reports
Woodbury is near the Delaware River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 49. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Capt. James Lawrence, known for his dying command, 'Don't give up the ship'
· H. Browning Ross, olympic athlete (steeplechase)
Historic sites and museums: Friendship Fire Company Museum, Hunter-Lawrence-Jessup House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Woodbury residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Woodbury ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Woodbury was $21,592, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Woodbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Woodbury include Broad Street Historic District, Delaware Street Historic District, Glover Historic District, Green Era District, Newton Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Woodbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $440.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,210.


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Libraries in Woodbury include Woodbury Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Woodbury include Gloucester County Times

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Gloucester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Woodbury political report.

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The average commute time for Woodbury workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Woodbury between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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