One of Minnesota's fastest growing cities, Woodbury is now the state’s 8th largest city, home to more than 70,000 residents. Much of Woodbury’s extraordinary success as a community can be attributed to its long-range, planned growth strategy. The city is committed to high quality development and has earned a reputation for being responsive to the needs of businesses. The result is a smooth, no-surprises relationship and a secure environment for business investment.
Woodbury is home to a highly skilled and rapidly growing labor force, with more than half of our residents over the age of 25 holding a bachelor’s degree. Numerous colleges, universities and technical institutions are in close proximity, offering valuable opportunities for ongoing higher education and cooperative, customized technical training for local businesses. With a variety of housing types, as well as numerous retail and service attractions, and a renowned parks and trail system, Woodbury is a place that employees want to call home.
Metropolitan Council's Community Profile for Woodbury
2019 Community Development Annual Report