Weston is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 70,015 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Weston is the 38th largest community in Florida.
Weston home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Weston real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Weston is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Weston is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Weston who work in management occupations (20.00%), sales jobs (16.62%), and office and administrative support (12.39%).
Also of interest is that Weston 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: 10.26% 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, Weston is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Weston 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Weston has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Weston’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Weston, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.98 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Weston is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Weston, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Weston. 58.70% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Weston in 2010 was $39,844, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,376 for a family of four. However, Weston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Weston is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Weston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Weston, accounting for 50.88% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Weston residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Weston include German, Irish, Russian, and Polish.
Weston also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 43.61%.
The most common language spoken in Weston is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Langs. of India.