Wellington is a very small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 1,875 people and just one neighborhood, Wellington is the 37th largest community in Nevada.
Unlike some towns, Wellington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wellington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wellington is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellington who work in office and administrative support (12.55%), sales jobs (10.95%), and management occupations (9.49%).
Also of interest is that Wellington 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 Wellington telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.28% 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Wellington has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Wellington a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Wellington, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 41.59 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Wellington doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Wellington, just 12.22% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Wellington in 2018 was $30,053, which is middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,212 for a family of four. However, Wellington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wellington is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wellington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wellington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Wellington also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.22% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wellington include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Wellington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Wellington, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.5% of all neighborhoods in America, with 45.3% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
In addition, unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 11.6% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.9% of all neighborhoods in America.
If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Wellington is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NV, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.6% of the neighborhoods in Nevada. If you are considering retiring to Nevada, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Wellington are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 13.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 29.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (26.0%), and 15.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Wellington, NV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report Mexican roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.7%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (70.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (18.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.