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Woodridge is a village in DuPage County, in the Chicago metro area.
The village was named for a stand of timber growing along the East Branch of the DuPage River.
The latitude of Woodridge is 41.746N. The longitude is -88.05W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 732 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 33,695.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Woodridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DuPage County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60561 ZIP code.
17% of Woodridge residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Woodridge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Woodridge was $27,851, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Woodridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Woodridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $719. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,440.
Libraries in Woodridge include Woodridge Public Library ... View libraries
DuPage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Woodridge political report.
The average commute time for Woodridge workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Woodridge between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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