Wellington is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 4,553 people and just one neighborhood, Wellington is the 126th largest community in Alabama.
Real Estate Prices
Wellington real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Wellington house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Wellington, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.90% of Wellington’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Wellington is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellington who work in teaching (11.65%), office and administrative support (9.58%) and sales jobs (8.74%).
Of important note, Wellington is also a town of artists. Wellington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Wellington’s character.
Also of interest is that Wellington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Wellington’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Wellington is worth considering.
One downside of living in Wellington is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wellington, the average commute to work is 35.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Wellington is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.