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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
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Weston is a suburb of Miami with a population of 69,802. Weston is in Broward County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Weston offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Weston there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Weston and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Weston are highly rated.
About Weston...
Population
69,802

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$442,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,990
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Weston Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    31.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    14.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    12.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    83.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    490.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    70.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Weston

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$96,173
National
$55,322
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Weston is family oriented, diverse, health conscious, has great schools and is well manicured. There are family events in town center and most parks. There are annual events such as the "Halloween Spooktacular", "Lighting of the Tree", "Chanukah", and events for Latin American culture. People can network, volunteer and sports teams to interact with fellow citizens.Weston welcomes people from a variety of backgrounds. Residents have the opportunity to learn English or other languages at the library or one of the middle schools. Weston has a walking and bike trail throughout the city. School children are encouraged to participate in the Mayors Run/Walk challenge as a team for their school. Majority of Weston schools have the reputation of being an "A" school. Weston is filled with well cut trees,shrubs and grass which creates an environmental ambiance. There are rows of different plants with brightly colored flowers along side the rode. I am so proud to call Weston my home town!
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Weston is a very family friendly, safe place to live. It is the perfect place for children to attend great public/private schools and make friends. It is close to many nice places with many things to do (Fort Lauderdale, Miami, etc.), however, Weston itself is quite small and does not have too much night life in it. There are hospitals and emergency rooms close to everything, and police responds and takes action automatically, always giving that feeling of being secure. The streets and neighborhood are clean and beautifully maintained. Overall, although it is not very affordable, Weston can be a great place for families to live if possible!
Resident of ten years. Like life anywhere, there are trade-offs. Great place to raise kids if you can afford the high real estate prices. No affordable housing. Many neighborhoods are gated and HOAs are strict, if you like that sort of thing. Crime rate is very low, except we have experienced a burglary. Excellent elementary schools. Secondary schools are very good but large, so not all students get the attention or support they need. Most of my neighbors drive to work outside the city with no public transportation. I gave up on commuting to Miami-Dade years ago; now I work in Broward and drive a hybrid. Lots of international diversity, but little racial diversity. With a majority of Hispanics, it can be difficult for non-Spanish speakers (and their children) to navigate social life. Not a place I want to retire. Once the kids are done with school we plan to move to a more affordable city.