Weddington, NC
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Weddington is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 10,531 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Weddington is the 94th largest community in North Carolina.

Weddington home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Weddington real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Weddington is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Weddington is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Weddington who work in management occupations (25.92%), sales jobs (18.18%), and business and financial occupations (6.40%).

Also of interest is that Weddington 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 Weddington telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.49% 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.

Weddington is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Weddington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Weddington, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.94 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Weddington, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Weddington is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.60% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Weddington in 2010 was $55,146, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $220,584 for a family of four.

The people who call Weddington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Weddington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Weddington include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Weddington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.

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