Wellington Demographics

Date of Incorporation: December 31st, 1995
Date Operational as Municipality: March 28th, 1996
Form of Government: Council/Manager
Area: 45.23 Square Miles

POPULATION

2016: 55,256
2021 (Projected): 63,942
2026 (Projected): 69,157

Source: Wellington Planning & Zoning

RESIDENT STATISTICS

Median Age: 41.2
Average Household Size: 3.09
Median Income: $92,586
Median Home Value: $382,000

Source: American Community Survey, V2019

DIVERSITY

White & Other Races: 60.6%
Hispanic or Latino: 24.5%
African American: 10.8%
Asian: 4.3%

Source: American Community Survey, V2019

LAND USAGE (IN SQ. MILES)

Residential: 24.61
Commercial: 1.14
Commercial Recreation: 2.64
Industrial: 0.18
Open Space/Other: 11.00
Public Facilities & Parks: 1.20
Major Roads: 1.28
Major Water: 3.18

Source: Wellington GIS

ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT

Wellington Business Tax Receipts (excl. Rentals)

2016: 2,617
2017: 2,610
2018: 2,638
2019: 2,658
2020: 1,928
2021 to date: 2,210

Source: EnerGov BTR Listing Inside Wellington

Bond Ratings

Moody’s: Aa1
Fitch: AA+

Per Capita Governmental Debt

2021: $44




SERVICE STATISTICS

Utilities (Active Accounts)

Water: 20,696
Sewer: 19,097

Solid Waste Collection Accounts

Curbside: 22,466
Containerized: 1,845

Surface Water Management

Acreage of Lakes: 978
Miles of Canals: 86
Operating Pump Stations: 8

Streets & Sidewalks (Miles maintained)

Paved Lanes: 329
Unpaved Lanes: 36
Multipurpose Pathways: 40
Bike Lanes: 45
Sidewalks: 208
Bridle Paths - Public: 69

Park Facilities (Number)

Neighborhood Parks: 24
Community Parks & Memorials: 12
Preserves/Sanctuaries: 3

Landscape Area (Acres maintained)

Roadways: 273
Facilities: 23
Parks: 207
Canals & Swales: 284
OSR: 23

PUBLIC SAFETY

Police Protection

Sworn Police Officers: 68
Civilian Employees: 7
Crossing Guards (PT Civilian): 73
TOTAL: 148

Fire Rescue

Suppression Units: 7
Fire Stations: 4
Employees: 71