Weston Real Estate
Weston Listings (Newest First)
Weston Listings (Newest First)
Weston: A Prominent Suburban Community in Florida written by: KurtCalpito Located in Florida, Weston is a suburban community that was established in 1996 through land development along the Broward County border. In 2010, the community was listed to have a total population reaching up to 65,000. It is also rich in several natural resources that granted different income opportunities for its residents.
Sunrise, Davies, The Everglades and Southwest Ranches bound Weston and located at the edge area of the Broward County. Total area recorded is approximately 26.3 square miles, with around 25 square miles of it is land and the remaining 4 percent is water.Climatic Features
La Nina and El Nino climatic conditions are generally experienced in the region. During La Nina, the winter season is often warm and dry. On the other hand, El Nino is often cool and wet. El Nino Southern Oscillation or ENSO is less experienced in this area unless the Atlantic Basin is showing a forming tropical cyclone activity.Demographics
Statistical reports in 2010 showed that Weston had more than 24, 000 households with vacant properties reaching up to 13 percent. Children younger than 18 years old were recorded in more than 50 percent of the recorded households. Majority of the households have married couples and approximately 17 percent have non-families as household dwellers. About 9 percent of the householders are females.
As for ethnicity makeup, this community listed the highest count of Venezuelan residents, followed by Colombians and Cubans. United States-born Puerto Ricans also make up its population with around one percent of Peruvians recorded in the same statistical records.Economy
Money magazine reported in 2010 that this community is among the biggest earners in America ranking at 19 after noting down an average $119,000 of income in family. Reports also had it that the city boosted its job opportunities for residents across Florida. In 2006, BusinessWeek reported that the suburban community is among the best affordable suburbs.
Ultimate Software, a program developer, is based in the community and can be regarded as among the sources of job opportunities for its residents.Attractions
Main attractions in the suburb community are parks. It recorded several parks with varying offers to its residents and visitors going for an on the side tour in Weston. Among these parks are Weston Regional Park that has numerous sports facilities and Broward County Public Library Park, which also serves as an outdoor classroom for the Cypress Bay High School. Other prominent parks include Vista Park, Tequesta Trace Park, and Gator Run Park.Education
Education system in Weston is considered as a small network with most number of public elementary schools. Educational facilities offering higher learning include American InterContinental University South Florida Campus and Broward College. Imagine Charter School is also established in the area.Sports
The community is also active in sports being a host of World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship in October 2013. It also agreed with American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) to use its sports cites like parks for their soccer practices and activities.Prominent Individuals
Several prominent individuals were also born and raised in Weston. Among these are individuals prominent in sports like Dudley Hart, Udonis Haslem, Brandon Jackson, and Bernie Kosar; celebrities like Daniel Dickey, Sami Gayle, and Art Ginsburg; and those in the music industry like Pretty Ricky and Ronald “Slim” Williams.