Established as a city in 1996, much of the fully-planned community was developed by Arvida/JMB Partners, and it is located due west of Fort Lauderdale near the county’s western boundary. Weston is known for its many beautiful lakes. In 2006, Money Magazine ranked Weston 20th in America in the “Biggest Earners” category, and as “Cone of the best places to live” in 2005 and 2006.It was also ranked as the city with largest job growth in Florida, and 18th largest in the nation. Business Week ranked Weston as one of the “best affordable suburbs” in 2006.
As of 2006, Weston had a total population of 65,793. The City is generally considered to be an upper middle class to affluent/wealthy living area. Noteable residents include many professional athletes, including: Miami Dolphins legendary quarterback Dan Marino; baseball greats Jose Canseco and Manny Ramirez, and Olympic great and boxer Sugar Ray Leonard. If you are searching for homes in Weston, you may also be interested in looking at Pembroke Pines Homes for Sale.