On this page, we’ll tell you all you need to know about the city of Weston, Florida.
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Brief Overview of Weston, Florida
The city of Weston is s community in Broward County, Florida. It was established in 1996 and borders the Everglades. It’s the most western city in the county and has a current population of around 66,000. Many people jokingly call it “Westonzuela” because in recent years many Venezuelans have moved from their home country and settled in Weston. There is also a large Colombian population.
In the year 2010, Money Magazine gave the city the 19th spot in its earnings of “Biggest Earners.” The median family income in that year was just under $120,000. The city has earned numerous other awards for the quality of living, job opportunities, and also features one of the State of Florida’s best school districts.
Quick Stats on the City
- Over 51% of households have children
- As of 2010, the city had the highest number of Venezuelans as a percentage (9.4%) and 14th highest number of Colombians (6.4%)
- There is a long list of Celebrity residents, including many professional athletes. (See WikiPedia)
Weston has also been named as the safest place to live (of cities of its size) in Florida in 2016 according to data from ValuePenguin.
Weston Florida Hotels
There are several Marriott operated properties in Weston.
Weston Florida Real Estate
Weston real estate is generally expensive given the city is master planned, has A rated schools, and is one of the safest cities in all of Florida. Weston is a sought after place to live as it has beautifully landscaped city parks, state of the art homes, and everything one could ask for away from the bustling city life, which is only miles away if that’s of need.
Restaurants in Weston Florida
- Carolina Ale House in Weston
- Substantial Subs and Salads
- My Organic Corner
- Mitch’s Westside Bagels Too
Coming soon, photos of the city.
Is Weston Florida a rich area?
Weston is considered an affluent (rich) area because most Weston households earn over $100,000 a year, and one in five households earn over $200,000.
What is Weston FL known for?
Weston FL is known as a beautifully landscaped city in Broward county that has A rated schools, making it perfect for families.
What major city is Weston FL near?
Weston FL is 22 miles from Fort Lauderdale and 31 miles to Miami, making it a great place to live if you fly out of either International airport.