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Wood River has the 2538th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 3.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Wood River is part of the St. Louis metro area. Unemployment in the St. Louis area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. St. Louis has the 21st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Wood River is below average at $47,200, and the median cost of a home in Wood River is $89,100, which is below the national average. 14% of workers in Wood River hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 89% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Wood River. 85% of Wood River workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Wood River spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.