Located in Palm Beach County, Wellington, FL, has been named one of the best places to live in the country. The city, officially referred to as a village, is loaded with luxury communities and many family oriented communities. The focus here is on being community focused with a strong equestrian theme running through the whole area.
Wellington is surrounded by natural beauty with beaches and the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge nearby. The communities in the city showcase the different things that draw people here while also highlighting the many different home options. The Aero Club community is for those who love to fly. Homes here sit on one-acre lots and offer views of the private runway. All the homes here are custom built. Barrington Woods is a community of ranch style homes built in the late 80s. It is favored by families with children because of its location close to top rated schools. Binks Forest is a great community for golf lovers due to its top rated golf course. Homes here are mostly one and two story family homes. Emerald Forest is single family homes and townhouses built in the 80s and 90s. This is one of the more affordable communities in the city and draws a lot of families who are looking for good schools, reasonable prices and a strong community.
The top industries in Wellington include retail, wholesale, hospitality and tourism, travel and business support services. The top employers in the city are Petsmart, McDonald’s and Home Depot. However, there are two large companies that have their headquarters in Wellington. These are BE Aerospace and the Bainbridge Companies, and they offer plenty of employment opportunities to residents in the city. The Palm Beach area has been experiencing a low unemployment rate and good job growth, which is encouraging to those seeking jobs in the area. Most of the job growth has been attributed to growth in retail and tourism.