Wellington is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 10,437 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wellington is the 69th largest community in Colorado. Much of the housing stock in Wellington was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Wellington economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Wellington, where the median household income is $91,566.00.
Housing costs in Wellington are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Unlike some towns, Wellington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wellington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wellington is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellington who work in sales jobs (11.79%), management occupations (11.17%), and healthcare (7.89%).
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.
Wellington is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Wellington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The population of Wellington is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.34% of adults in Wellington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wellington in 2018 was $33,349, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,396 for a family of four.
Wellington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wellington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wellington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Wellington also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.57% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wellington include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Wellington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.