Wesley Chapel is a somewhat small village located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 8,355 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wesley Chapel is the 111th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Wesley Chapel, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Wesley Chapel, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Wesley Chapel’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Wesley Chapel does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $106,406.00.
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.
Wesley Chapel is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wesley Chapel is a village of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wesley Chapel who work in sales jobs (18.33%), management occupations (17.99%), and healthcare (8.90%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Wesley Chapel telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.75% 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.
Wesley Chapel 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 village’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, Wesley Chapel’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Wesley Chapel is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wesley Chapel, the average commute to work is 33.48 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Wesley Chapel are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.37% of adults in Wesley Chapel have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Wesley Chapel in 2010 was $38,212, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,848 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 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.