Wesley Chapel, FL
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Wesley Chapel is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 46,001 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Wesley Chapel is the 64th 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 $74,698.00.

Wesley Chapel is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.26% 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 office and administrative support (14.30%), sales jobs (11.95%), and management occupations (11.76%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Wesley Chapel telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.05% 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.

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 33.52 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The population of Wesley Chapel is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.74% of adults in Wesley Chapel have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wesley Chapel in 2010 was $28,989, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,956 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 19.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wesley Chapel include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

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