Wellington, FL
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Living in Wellington


Wellington is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Florida. With a population of 63,900 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Wellington is the 48th largest community in Florida.

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 Florida.

Wellington is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 90.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wellington is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellington who work in sales jobs (13.87%), management occupations (13.74%), and office and administrative support (12.93%).

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.

For the size of the village, public transportation in Wellington is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Wellington, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Wellington is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.53% of adults in Wellington have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Wellington in 2010 was $37,633, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $150,532 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 22.09% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wellington include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

In addition, Wellington has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.24%).

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