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Woodlake
  • Suburb of Richmond, VA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

editorial

Woodlake is a suburb of Richmond with a population of 7,566. Woodlake is in Chesterfield County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Woodlake offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Woodlake there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many young professionals live in Woodlake and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Woodlake are highly rated.

About

About Woodlake...
Population
7,566

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$355,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,750
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Woodlake Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    19%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Woodlake

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$128,065
National
$75,149

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