Weddington, situated in Union County, is a town made up of 15.9 square miles.
November 30, 2017
Weddington was founded in the mid-1800s. The town was incorporated in 1983 after an act to do so was introduced by a native to the town.
The median resident age in Weddington is 46 years. The median estimated household income is about $148,000 making it about $100,000 more than the North Carolina average.
The estimated per capita is about $60,000. The average price for a home in Weddington is about $450,000 (2015) which is $290,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $2,500 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Weddington is 90% White, 2% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 7% other. 99% of the population are high school graduates, with 61% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher.
68% are married, 3% are divorced, 2% are separated, 4% are widowed, leaving 23% that have never been married.
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Weddington belongs to Union County in the Southern part of North Carolina.
The County, which was home to the Kissing Case during the Civil Rights Movement in 1958, is a part of the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, has a population of 201,300. The county's largest city and county seat, Monroe, has a population of 32,800.
Union County borders Cabarrus, Stanly, Anson, Mecklenburg, Lancaster (SC), and Chesterfield (SC) counties.
Union County is made up of 640 square miles. 632 of which is land with the remaining 8 as water.
The population of Weddington, NC is about 10,000. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1990's.
The elevation of Weddington, NC is 732 feet above sea level.
The zip codes for Weddington, NC are 28104 and 28173.
The area code for Weddington, NC is 704.
Historically speaking Weddington and Union County have voted mostly Republican, with 65% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 49% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 42% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 9%.
The unemployment rate for Weddington is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average. Finance, technical services, and manufacturing make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.