Wesley Chapel, Florida is a small city with just under 53,000 residents. It's a nice place to raise a family, as children aged 5-14 account for a higher percentage of the population here (23%) than nationally (19%), while retirees are less well-represented. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just under 36, skew younger than most cities in Florida. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 75% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs could play a role, as the average rent of $1,432 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,153.
Many Wesley Chapel residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and education. Together, these industries make up 20% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. Wesley Chapel workers earn an average annual income of around $87K, more than their peers elsewhere in Florida. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Wesley Chapel has a relatively large number of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 8% have earned a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Further, 17% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
With an average commute time of about 36 minutes, longer than most cities in Florida, Wesley Chapel residents are well aware that it takes some patience traveling to work. Many residents (42%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't used widely. Few workers commute on foot.