Weddington, North Carolina

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Weddington, North Carolina
Location of Weddington, North Carolina
Location of Weddington, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°1′19″N 80°43′55″W / 35.02194°N 80.73194°W / 35.02194; -80.73194Coordinates: 35°1′19″N 80°43′55″W / 35.02194°N 80.73194°W / 35.02194; -80.73194
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountiesUnion, Mecklenburg
Government
 • MayorCraig Horn
Area
 • Total17.87 sq mi (46.29 km2)
 • Land17.53 sq mi (45.40 km2)
 • Water0.35 sq mi (0.90 km2)
Elevation
732 ft (223 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total13,181
 • Density752.04/sq mi (290.36/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28104, 28173
Area code704
FIPS code37-71680[2]
GNIS feature ID0996923[3]
Websitewww.townofweddington.com

Weddington is a suburban town in Union County, North Carolina, United States. A small portion of the town extends into Mecklenburg County. The population was 9,459 at the 2010 census. It is a suburb in the Charlotte metropolitan area. The current mayor of Weddington is Craig Horn.[4]

Geography[edit]

Weddington is located at 35°1′19″N 80°43′55″W / 35.02194°N 80.73194°W / 35.02194; -80.73194 (35.022007, -80.731808).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.9 square miles (41.2 km2), of which 15.8 square miles (40.9 km2) is land and 0.1 square mile (0.3 km2) (0.69%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19903,803
20006,69676.1%
20109,45941.3%
202013,18139.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2020 census[edit]

Weddington racial composition[7]
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 10,176 77.2%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 594 4.51%
Native American 11 0.08%
Asian 1,230 9.33%
Pacific Islander 3 0.02%
Other/Mixed 534 4.05%
Hispanic or Latino 633 4.8%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 13,181 people, 3,424 households, and 3,065 families residing in the town.

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census there were 9,459 people, 2,772 households, and 2,561 families in the town. The population density was 424.0 people per square mile (163.7/km2). There were 2,919 housing units at an average density of 140.2 per square mile (54.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.4% White, 2.9% African American, 4.48% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.2%.[2]

Of the 2,772 households 46.1 had children under the age of 18 living with them, 89.2% were married couples living together, 0.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.6% were non-families. 5.6% of households were one person and 1.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.32 and the average family size was 3.46.

The age distribution was 29.5% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 18.4% from 25 to 44, 37.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% 65 or older. The median age was 43.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.1 males.

The median household income was $132,331 and the median family income was $139,050. Males had a median income of $105,054 versus $57,368 for females. The per capita income for the town was $48,209. About 0.5% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.

Weddington is notable for being North Carolina's third wealthiest town in terms of median household income.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Town Council | Town of Weddington". www.townofweddington.com. Retrieved 2022-05-11.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2021-12-20.

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