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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    A+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B-
Woodlake is a town in Virginia with a population of 7,467. Woodlake is in Chesterfield County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Woodlake offers residents a suburban 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.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$264,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,418
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Woodlake Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Working in Woodlake

Jobs
A+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$98,405
National
$55,322
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Woodlake Reviews

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Woodlake is beautiful modern community located in Midlothian,VA. Equipped with several schools, woodlake is a place for all age groups. The community center holds events tailored around community engagement and safety for families whom live there. everyone you see is very friendly and the scenic Swift Creek Reservoir makes it a little easier to fall in love with.
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The are is very safe and has a variety of amenities that are provided to its residents. There is a indoor pool facility as well as an outdoor pool are along with tennis courts. Many of the residents spend their time enjoying these facilities and are very friendly.
I love living in this area because of the community spirit, as well as the historic activities around us.

The homes are beautiful, the jobs are bountiful and the schools are top notch.