Wellington, FL

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Wellington, FL Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Wellington Housing Market Information

With 64,848 people, 20,536 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $395,640, real estate costs in Wellington are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive Florida communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Wellington, accounting for 71.84% of the village's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Wellington include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.57%), row houses and other attached homes ( 8.61%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.24%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Wellington. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 75.84% of Wellington's homes, and 68.67% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Wellington built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Wellington built between 2000 and later ( 37.37%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 0.92%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Wellington. Fully 16.73% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Wellington homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Wellington real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Wellington Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Wellington has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Wellington real estate appreciated 60.57% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.85%, putting Wellington in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Wellington definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Wellington that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Wellington real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Wellington appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.83%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 82.13% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Wellington. Wellington appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.53%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.13%.

Relative to Florida, our data show that Wellington's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Florida.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the village. Individual neighborhoods within Wellington differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Wellington - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Wellington real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Wellington, FL HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,295,000 2.8
$971,001 - $1,295,000 3.7
$647,001 - $971,000 11.2
$518,001 - $647,000 13.7
$389,001 - $518,000 26.7
$259,001 - $389,000 26.1
$129,001 - $259,000 12.7
$65,001 - $129,000 1.8
$0 - $65,000 1.3

High for FL
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
11.6204379562044 20.2127659574468

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Wellington Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q1 - 2019 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q2
129.36% 4.35%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,342 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 75.84
Renters 24.16
Vacant 16.73

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Wellington HOMES
2000 or Newer 37.4
1970 - 1999 61.5
1940 - 1969 0.9
1939 or Older 0.2

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Wellington HOMES
Single-Family 71.8
Townhomes 8.6
Small Apt. Buildings 8.2
Apt. Complexes 10.6
Mobile Homes 0.6
Other 0.1

Home Size

SIZE OF Wellington HOMES
No Bedroom 0.30
1 Bedroom 3.09
2 Bedrooms 16.66
3 Bedrooms 38.90
4 Bedrooms 29.77
5 or more bedrooms 11.28