Wesley Chapel, FL
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Living in Wesley Chapel

Wesley Chapel is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 64,866 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Wesley Chapel is the 48th largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Wesley Chapel, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Wesley Chapel, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Wesley Chapel’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Wesley Chapel does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $86,945.00.

Wesley Chapel is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.17% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wesley Chapel is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wesley Chapel who work in management occupations (13.66%), sales jobs (13.21%), and office and administrative support (11.00%).

Also of interest is that Wesley Chapel has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.99% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Wesley Chapel is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wesley Chapel a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Wesley Chapel has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wesley Chapel’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Wesley Chapel is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wesley Chapel, the average commute to work is 32.92 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Wesley Chapel are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.19% of adults in Wesley Chapel 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 Wesley Chapel in 2018 was $36,167, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,668 for a family of four. However, Wesley Chapel contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wesley Chapel is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wesley Chapel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wesley Chapel residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Wesley Chapel also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.27% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wesley Chapel include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

Wesley Chapel also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.33%.

The most common language spoken in Wesley Chapel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.