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Community Recognition

Woodbury is consistently recognized nationally as a great place to live, work and thrive.

Woodbury Accolades December 2020

Past Accolades

  • Top 10 Best Towns for Families, Family Circle, 2014
  • No. 12 Best Place to Live in the U.S., Money Magazine, 2014
  • No. 1 in Minnesota, Best Places for Job Seekers, NerdWallet.com, 2014
  • No. 1 in Minnesota, Best Places to Live, Movoto, 2014
  • No. 4 City in Minnesota for Young Families, Nerdwallet.com, 2013
  • “Step 3 City,” Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s Green Step Cities Program, 2013
  • City of Excellence Award for TakeHeart Woodbury, League of Minnesota Cities, 2013
  • No. 11 Best Place to Live, Money Magazine, 2012
  • Top 10 Best Places to Buy A Home, Walletpop.com, 2011
  • Northern Lights Award: Best Overall Website Design, Minnesota Association of Government Communicators, 2011
  • Best Place to Raise Kids, Walletpop.com, 2010
  • City Hall EnergyStar Certification, EPA’s EnergyStar Program, 2010
  • Environmental Stewardship Award, Minnesota Chapter of the America Association of Public Works, 2010
  • Land Manager of the Year, Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists, 2010
  • Seven Wonders of Engineering Award: ERHS-BSC Master Plan, MN Society of Professional Engineers , 2010