Wesley Chapel is a somewhat small village located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 8,984 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wesley Chapel is the 111th largest community in North Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Wesley Chapel was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Wesley Chapel economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Wesley Chapel, where the median household income is $120,673.00.
Wesley Chapel home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Wesley Chapel real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wesley Chapel is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wesley Chapel is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wesley Chapel who work in sales jobs (17.91%), management occupations (14.60%), and office and administrative support (10.24%).
Also of interest is that Wesley Chapel 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: 12.63% 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, Wesley Chapel 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, Wesley Chapel really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wesley Chapel 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.
One downside of living in Wesley Chapel, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.64 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Wesley Chapel. 50.88% 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 Wesley Chapel in 2018 was $41,864, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,456 for a family of four.
Wesley Chapel is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Wesley Chapel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wesley Chapel residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wesley Chapel include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Wesley Chapel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.