Woodbury
Quick Facts
County: Washington
Population: 69756
Size: 35 sq mi
Median Home Price: $39900
Average Rent Price: $1440
Commute to Mpls: 30 minutes
Commute to StP: 11 minutes
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Welcome to Woodbury

Woodbury is an eastern metro city and part of Washington County. Its borders are I-94 on the north, Manning Ave (95) on the east, approximately 60th street on the south, and Century Avenue on the west. It is a thriving business community with Kowalski's headquarters being located there. Fun fact: Jake Wayback Burgers will open its first restaurant in Minnesota in Woodbury soon.

The Naming and the history

Woodbury was established as Red Rock Township in 1858  The name was changed after it was realized that there was a prior Red Rock Town.  John Colby named it Woodbury in honor of Levi Woodbury, a Supreme Court of the United States Justice. Woodbury started out as a farming community with wheat being the first primary crop.  It grew into a thriving dairying community, and they raised livestock as well.  Many of the earliest settlers were German farmers. Residential and commercial development in Woodbury progressed at a leisurely pace. The absence of a railroad kept it mostly rural until the automobile took over the rails as the primary mode of transportation. The Village of Woodbury formed in 1967, and Woodbury become a city in 1974. By 1975, farming had mostly disappeared from Woodbury. In the 1980s, commercial and residential development started taking off, and the population doubled by the 1990s.

Then and Now

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Market Trends in Woodbury MN

# Houses Sold
821
(single family)

Median Sales Price
$39900
(single family)

Average Age
1998
(single family)

Square Feet
2950
$143.4/sqft
(single family)

# TH / Condo Sold
662
(townhouse/condo)

Median Sales Price
$225000
(townhouse/condo)

Average Age
2000
(townhouse/condo)

Square Feet
1741
$142.93/sqft
(townhouse/condo)

Crime Stats

Many of the cities around the Twin Cities metro area have their crime data published on the Community Crime Map. This is a great resource for looking at what is going on in various cities. Another great resource is to check with the city's local police department. The have a lot of data available for public use. Community Crime Map
Minneapolis publishes to the Community Crime Map, but also has a couple specific resources that are not on there:
Check out the Minneapolis Police Department website: http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/statistics/index.htm
The Shots Fired Map is unique to Minneapolis. They installed a system of microphones that can detect locations of shots fired based on triangulation of the sounds from the microphones.
Edina does not publish to the Community Crime Map (as of 2019) so here is a link to their site: https://www.edinamn.gov/326/Crime-Data-Map

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