Weddington is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 10,642 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 91.39% 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 (25.10%), sales jobs (16.55%), and business and financial occupations (8.43%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.27% 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, Weddington is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Weddington really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Weddington perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Weddington, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.67 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
In Weddington, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Weddington is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Weddington is a pretty powerful place. 60.05% of the adults in Weddington have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Weddington in 2010 was $55,889, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $223,556 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, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Weddington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.