Wesley Chapel is a somewhat small village located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 8,841 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 $112,037.00.
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 (16.79%), management occupations (15.23%), and office and administrative support (10.83%).
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: 11.55% 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.
In addition, Wesley Chapel is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Wesley Chapel is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wesley Chapel 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 village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Wesley Chapel has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wesley Chapel’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Wesley Chapel, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.94 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Wesley Chapel, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Wesley Chapel is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.51% 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 Wesley Chapel in 2010 was $39,042, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,168 for a family of four.
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.