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Encyclopedia > Weston, Massachusetts
Weston, Massachusetts
Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°22′00″N 71°18′13″W / 42.366667, -71.30361
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Middlesex
Settled 1642
Incorporated 1713
Government
 - Type Open town meeting
Area
 - Total 17.3 sq mi (44.9 km²)
 - Land 17.0 sq mi (44.1 km²)
 - Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km²)
Elevation 180 ft (55 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 11,469
 - Density 674.0/sq mi (260.2/km²)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 02493
Area code(s) 781
FIPS code 25-77255
GNIS feature ID 0618245
Website: http://www.weston.org/

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The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,469.


Weston is one of the wealthiest suburbs in the Boston area and has the highest per capita income in Massachusetts.[1] Weston is among the 100 most affluent towns with 1,000 or more households in the United States.[2] Weston also has the number one public school system in Massachusetts, according to Boston Magazine (2005).[citation needed] It has one of the lowest crime rates among Metro-west Boston suburbs. Boston redirects here. ...

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History

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 44.9 km² (17.3 mi²). 44.1 km² (17.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (1.85%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


The latitude of Weston is 42.366N. The longitude is -71.303W.


It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 180 feet.[3]


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 11,469 people, 3,718 households, and 2,992 families residing in the town. The population density was 260.2/km² (674.0/mi²). There were 3,825 housing units at an average density of 86.8/km² (224.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.26% White, 1.18% African American, 0.05% Native American, 6.82% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.90% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 3,718 households out of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.1% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.5% were non-families. 17.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.21.


In the town the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 86.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.6 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $153,918, and the median income for a family was $181,041. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $58,534 for females. The per capita income for the town was $79,640. About 2.1% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 3.9% of those age 65 or over.


Education

Weston High School is a high school (grades 9-12) in Weston, Massachusetts, a suburb 12 miles west of Boston. ... The Cambridge School of Weston is a private, coeducational high school in Weston, Massachusetts. ... This article is about the college in Massachusetts. ... The Rivers School The Rivers School is a private, coeducational, preparatory school, located in Weston, Massachusetts. ... The Gifford School is a special education school located on Route 20, in Weston, Massachusetts. ...

Notable residents

  • Steve Belkin, owner of the Atlanta Hawks and Thrashers
  • Steven Karp, New England Development founder
  • Eric Svenson, Broder Properties real estate developer
  • James Pallotta, hedge fund manager
  • Joe Shortsleeve, WBZ-TV chief correspondent
  • Tom Scholz, Lead Guitarist, Boston

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Points of interest

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References

  1. ^ Massachusetts locations by per capita income
  2. ^ Highest income places in the United States with at least 100 households
  3. ^ epodunk

Massachusetts is the third richest state in the United States of America, with a per capita income of $25,952 (2000) and a personal per capita income of $39,815 (2003). ... The highest income places in the United States are usually considered to be in the Northeast; forty-one of the 100 highest income counties by per capita income are located in the Northeast (including Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia) and forty-six by median household income. ...

External links

  • Weston, Massachusetts is at coordinates 42°21′54″N 71°18′18″W / 42.365, -71.305Coordinates: 42°21′54″N 71°18′18″W / 42.365, -71.305

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Weston, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (562 words)
Weston is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.
Weston is among the 100 most most affluent towns with 1,000 or more households in the United States.
It is also home of the Weston Friendly Society of the Performing Arts which is Massachusetts' second oldest community theater company and its most storied, featuring former US president William Howard Taft in several leading roles before, during and after his time in office.
Weston Pediatric Physicians provides excellent pediatric care in Weston, Massachusetts (1842 words)
Weston Pediatrics will also share information with other third parties, such as home health agencies, visiting nurses, schools (immunization records, as required by education laws), and others who are involved in the care of your children.
Weston Pediatrics may disclose to a family member or other person close to you, or identified by you, the health information that is necessary for that person's involvement with your care.
Weston Pediatrics is required by law to maintain the privacy of your/your child's health information and to provide individuals with notice of its legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your/your child's health information.
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