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.
Wellington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.
Because of many things, Wellington is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Wellington really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wellington perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The citizens of Wellington are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 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.