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Wellington, Florida - Basic Facts

The Village of Wellington had a population of 62,236 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Wellington is located at latitude 26.6471 and longitude -80.2744 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wellington (see map below) encompass a land area of 45.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Village of Wellington (GNIS ID: 2407568) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Wellington is located within Sunshine Parkway CCD of Palm Beach County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wellington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Wellington, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 62,236
Daytime Population: Workers 20,066
Daytime Population: Residents 31,768
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51,834
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 62,234
Population in Familes 55,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,379
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $83,547
Average Household Income $113,724
Per Capita Income $39,227


Total Housing Units 24,246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,034 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,400 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,812 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $348,141
Average Home Value $415,924


Total Households 21,434
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 16,920
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.34% 1.31%
Households 1.2% 1.2%
Families 1.18% 1.16%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Wellington, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellington to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 52 94th
Population Density # 499 46th
Diversity Index # 255 72nd
Median Household Income # 61 93rd
Per Capita Income # 171 82nd

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