- Weddington, North Carolina
official_name = Weddington, North Carolina
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location of Weddington, North Carolina
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = Counties
subdivision_name2 = Union, Mecklenburg
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 41.2
area_land_km2 = 40.9
area_water_km2 = 0.3
area_total_sq_mi = 15.9
area_land_sq_mi = 15.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 6696
population_density_km2 = 163.7
population_density_sq_mi = 424.0
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 223
elevation_ft = 732
latd = 35 |latm = 1 |lats = 19 |latNS = N
longd = 80 |longm = 43 |longs = 55 |longEW = W
Weddington is an affluent town in Union County,
North Carolina, United States. A small portion of the town extends into Mecklenburg County. The population was 6,696 at the 2000 census, the 2005 estimate is 8,465.
Weddington is located at coor dms|35|1|19|N|80|43|55|W|city (35.022007, -80.731808)GR|1.
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) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.69%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 6,696 people, 2,159 households, and 1,958 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 424.0 people per square mile (163.7/km²). There were 2,214 housing units at an average density of 140.2/sq mi (54.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.52% White, 2.06% African American, 0.27% Native American, 1.08% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.06% of the population.
There were 2,159 households out of which 50.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 84.9% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.3% were non-families. 7.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.28.
In the town the population was spread out with 32.5% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 5.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $97,617, and the median income for a family was $102,120. Males had a median income of $80,019 versus $38,750 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $37,295. About 0.9% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.
* [http://www.townofweddington.com/ Official website of Weddington, NC]
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