Posted on August 20th, 2013 by Holly & Bob Catania
Posted In: Life in Weston
In 2009-2011, the City of Weston had a population of 65,000, with 51% female and 49% male. The median age was 38.4 years, with 30% under 18 and 8% were 65 and over.
83% of households are made up of families; 68% are married-couple and 16% other.
52% of all households have one or more people under the age of 18.
16% of all households have one or more people 65 years or over.
62% of males and 59% of females among those over 15 years are currently married.
60% of residents were native residents of the U.S.
40% of residents were foreign born; of those, 40% were naturalized U.S. citizens, and 46% entered the country before the year 200051% of those over 5 years old spoke a language other than English at home. Of those, 81% spoke Spanish, 19% spoke another language.
Of people over the age of 25: 27.4 % have a graduate or professional degree; 30.3% have a Bachelor’s degree; 8% Associate’s degree; 16.8% some college or no degree; 13.8% High School diploma; 3.6% less than high school diploma.
5% of the population of Weston reported a disability, with 3% under 18 years old; 4% from 18-64 years old; 19% over the age of 65.
63% of those over 16 were employed and 31% are not currently in the labor force. Of those employed, 82% were private wage and salary workers; 10% federal, state or local government workers; and 8% self-employed in their own (not incorporated) business.
82% of Weston residents drove to work alone and 6% carpooled.
For those commuting, it took them an average of 28 minutes to get to work.
Median Earnings for Full-time, year round workers by sex:
Male $89,284 Female $$47,890
99% of households received earnings and 10% received retirement income other than Social Security; 18% of households received social security, with the average being $18,003
6% of people living in Weston were living in poverty. 5% of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 9% of people 65 and over.
88% were white
3% black or African-American
4% some other race
44% were Hispanic
47% were White, non-Hispanic. People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
Weston had a total of 25,000 housing units
77% were single family homes
76% were built since 1990
73% have three or more bedrooms, with the median number of rooms at six.
Median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $2,709; non-mortgaged $962; renters $1,853.
50% of owners with mortgage, 24% of those without mortgages and 57% of renters spend 30% or more of household income on housing.