Wellington, FL
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Wellington is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Florida. With a population of 64,848 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Wellington is the 48th largest community in Florida.

Wellington home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Wellington real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Wellington is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 89.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wellington is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellington who work in sales jobs (13.73%), management occupations (13.30%), and office and administrative support (12.35%).

A relatively large number of people in Wellington telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.30% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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 village’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 citizens of Wellington are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.09% of adults in Wellington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wellington in 2010 was $38,707, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $154,828 for a family of four. However, Wellington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wellington is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. 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 23.24% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wellington include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

In addition, Wellington has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.72%).

The most common language spoken in Wellington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.