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Encyclopedia > Woodbury, Connecticut

Woodbury is a town located in Litchfield County, Connecticut. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 9,198.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 95.1 km˛ (36.7 mi˛). 94.5 km˛ (36.5 mi˛) of it is land and 0.7 km˛ (0.3 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.74% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 9,198 people, 3,715 households, and 2,574 families residing in the town. The population density is 97.4/km˛ (252.2/mi˛). There are 3,869 housing units at an average density of 41.0/km˛ (106.1/mi˛). The racial makeup of the town is 97.25% White, 0.53% African American, 0.22% Native American, 1.15% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. 1.65% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,715 households out of which 31.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% are married couples living together, 8.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% are non-families. 25.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 2.99.

In the town the population is spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $68,322, and the median income for a family is $82,641. Males have a median income of $53,246 versus $35,298 for females. The per capita income for the town is $37,903. 4.5% of the population and 2.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.9% of those under the age of 18 and 6.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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Woodbury, the next town on our Journey, was settled in 1672 by a congregation that left Stratfrord under Rev. Zechariah Walker, as the result of a division in the church.
Woodbury consists of the Pomperaug River valley and its branches, surrounded by rugged hills.
The prize of Woodbury is the **Glebe House (7) on the west side of Hollow Rd., maintained as a memorial to the beginning of an independent Episcopal Church in America.
Woodbury ski area (522 words)
Woodbury ski area is a small ski resort in Connecticut with a relatively low elevation drop when compared to other ski resorts in the region, it has the largest elevation drop among ski resorts in a 16 mile radius.
Woodbury has a higher than average ratio of expert and advanced runs, and a lower than average ratio of intermediate and beginner runs.
Woodbury has a low variety of runs and a few lifts.
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