Located in Broward County, Weston, Florida is a relatively new city, officially recognized in 1996. A large portion of the city was built by Arvida and JMB Realty. The entire west side stretch of the city borders the Everglades, and the community is the most western in the county. As of the 2010 census, there was a total population of 65,333. The Weston housing market is most largely comprised of single-family homes; however, there is a substantial percentage of modern high-rise condo and apartment complexes.
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As a newly established city, Weston's history is fairly short. However, the city has already received substantial recognition in the media. CNN's Money magazine has consistently listed Weston on their list of "Biggest Earners," and they were ranked number 19 in the 2010 issue, based on the city's median family income of $119, 689. It was also recognized as the top location for job growth and was ranked 18th in the nation. Money magazine has repeatedly recognized the area as one of the best places to live in the United States, and it was most recently ranked at 62nd, placing it above any other location in the state of Florida. Finally in 2015, Family Circle listed Weston as one of the Ten Best Towns for Families.
A number of companies house operations in Weston most predominantly including Ultimate Software, DHL, Marriott International, Abbott Laboratories, Mondelez, Cleveland Clinic, Wendy's, LATAM and Caribbean. Each offers a number of employment opportunities in the area. The local public school system includes six elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. There are also private school options available including Sagemont School and Weston Christian Academy, and the local charter school is Imagine Charter School of Weston. The city is also home to American Intercontinental University South Florida Campus and Broward College Weston Branch, which provide higher learning opportunities. The city additionally offers a range of parks that are optimal for outdoor activities. The local parks include Weston Regional Park, Broward County Public Library Park, Vista Park, Tequesta Trace Park and Gator Run Park. Each offers a number of community amenities and activities. Residents can also enjoy the nearby Sawgrass Park located in the bordering Everglades. An ancient Tequesta Indian Burial Mound is also located within the city. The city has an arrangement with the American Youth Soccer Organization regarding use of the soccer fields, and a number of local youth participate in the program. The newly developed and highly recognized city of Weston offers an optimal environment for your family.