Weston

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Weston is a suburban community in Broward County. Established as a city in 1996 is located near the western developmental boundary of Broward County. It is the most western city in Broward County, and its entire west side is next to the Everglades.

As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 65,333.

In 2010, Money magazine ranked Weston 19th in America in the "Biggest Earners" category, with a median family income of $119,689. In 2006, it was ranked as the city with the largest job growth in Florida and 18th largest in the nation. Business Week ranked Weston as one of the "best affordable suburbs" in the United States in November 2006.

Weston consistently ranks high annually in CNN Money magazine's "Biggest Earners" category. In 2008, Money magazine ranked Weston as the 73rd best place to live in America, making it the best place to live in the state of Florida. In 2012, Weston moved up eleven slots to the 62nd best place to live in America, once again topping the list in the state of Florida. It was recently named by Family Circle Magazine one of the Ten Best Towns for Families for 2015.

CLIMATE

South Florida winters are usually dry and warm during La Niña conditions, while El Niño conditions usually bring cool and wet conditions to the region. ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) effects on South Florida are rather minimal during the summer months, with the exception of tropical cyclone activity in the Atlantic Basin.

GEOGRAPHY

Weston is bordered by:

On its northeast: the city of Sunrise; on its east: the city of Davie; on its south: the city of Southwest Ranches; and on its West and North: The Everglades

According to the United States Census Bureau Weston has a total area of 26.3 square miles, of which 25.2 square miles is land and 1.2 square miles is water. The total area is 4.49% water.

DEMOGRAPHICS

As of 2010, there were 24,394 households in Weston.

According to a 2010 estimate, the median income for a household is $93,553 and the median per capita income is $40,432. Males have a median income of $63,135 versus $38,119 for females.

In 2000, English was the sole language spoken at home by 62.5% of the residents, while Spanish speakers comprised 31.40% of the population, (more than 400 million people speak Spanish as a native language, making it second only to Mandarin in terms of its number of native speakers worldwide), Portuguese speakers comprised 1.3% of the population, and French speakers 0.82%.

TRANSPORTATION

Major highways in Weston include:

  • Interstate 75, which travels North and South along the Eastern Edge of the City, and East and West along the Northern edge of the City as "Alligator Alley”.
  • U.S. Highway 27, which travels along the western edge of the city.

Other major roads and arterial streets include:

  • Griffin Road
  • South Post Road
  • Weston Road
  • Royal Palm Boulevard and then renamed Glades Parkway north of Saddle Club Road
  • Indian Trace
  • Bonaventure Boulevard

The city is served by bus routes of Broward County Transit.

EDUCATION

Public Elementary Schools:

  • Country Isles Elementary School
  • Eagle Point Elementary School
  • Everglades Elementary School
  • Gator Run Elementary School
  • Indian Trace Elementary School
  • Manatee Bay Elementary School

Public Middle Schools:

  • Falcon Cove Middle School
  • Tequesta Trace Middle School

Public High Schools:

.Cypress Bay High School

.Western High School


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Updated: 19th November, 2018 12:40 AM.