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Overview

Introduction to Weddington, North Carolina

Weddington, North Carolina, in Union county, is 14 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill metropolitan area.

Weddington History

Weddington, which was originally a part of the Sandy Ridge Township, was once inhabited by Waxhaw Indians. The town was incorporated in 1983, and was named after Reuben B. Weddington. It is located in Union County, which was founded in 1842, and formed out of Mecklenburg County and Anson County.

Weddington and Nearby Attractions

  • Museum of York County
  • Alpine Ski Center
  • Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site
  • Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
  • Landsford Canal State Park

Things To Do In Weddington

The President James K. Polk State Historical Site, The Historical Rosedale Plantation, Nature Museum, Carolinas Aviation Museum, and Levine Museum of the New South are some of the historical sites and museums in the area. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a popular destination located near Weddington. The Andrew Jackson State Park and Landsford Canal State Park offer facilities for hiking, swimming, fishing, boating, and picnicking.

Weddington Transportation

Charlotte/ Douglas International Airport is located close to Weddington.

Weddington Higher Education

Central Piedmont Community College, York Technical College, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Winthrop University are among the colleges near Weddington.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,254
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens12.7%
Employed Population 16+4,791
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married71.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher60%
Median Earnings25+$68,729
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,482

Wealth

Median Family Income$141,034
% Above Poverty Level98.6%
% Below Poverty Level1.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home12.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone9.8%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$426,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.7%
English17.7%
Irish9.3%
Italian6.7%
Scottish4.5%
French Except Basque3%
Canadian2.5%
Polish2.1%
Greek1.9%
Welsh1.7%
Dutch1.6%
Swedish1%
US/American0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Lebanese0.4%
Arab0.4%
Slovak0.4%
Belgian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Czech0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
German0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Weddington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Union County
Standard Zip Codes28104
Phone Area Codes704,980
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.06
Approximate Longitude-80.69

Weddington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMONROE 4 SE
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationGASTONIA
Distance27 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
StationKERSHAW 2 SW
Distance36.1 miles
Jan Temp30 to 53 F
Apr Temp46 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip47.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Indian Trail36,357$79,585
Marvin6,056$191,500
Matthews30,054$90,204
Stallings14,759$91,427
Waxhaw12,398$99,850
Wesley Chapel8,217$111,888

Weddington Private Schools

Weddington Christian Academy
116 Weddington Church Rd
ZIP: 28104
Elementary
Total Enrollment 89
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