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  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Wellington is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 64,396. Wellington is in Palm Beach County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Wellington offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wellington there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Wellington and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Wellington are highly rated.

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About Wellington...
Population
64,396

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$382,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,867
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    60.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    21.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    16.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    88.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,008.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    88.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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