Weston is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 71,210 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 90.09% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Weston is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Weston who work in management occupations (19.90%), sales jobs (15.15%), and office and administrative support (10.88%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.87% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Weston is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Weston, the average commute to work is 31.89 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Weston. 61.67% 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 $42,952, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $171,808 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 53.64% 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 Italian, German, Irish, Russian, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Weston's cultural character, accounting for 46.17% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Weston is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Portuguese.