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 91.62% 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 (27.01%), sales jobs (18.81%), and office and administrative support (6.66%).
A relatively large number of people in Weddington telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.73% 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Weddington, the average commute to work is 33.62 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Weddington is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
If knowledge is power, Weddington is a pretty powerful place. 57.78% 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 $54,820, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $219,280 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 Black or African-American. 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 Russian.