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Weston is a town in Fairfield County, in the Bridgeport-Stamford metro area.
The latitude of Weston is 41.225N. The longitude is -73.371W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 315 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,037.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Weston demographic reports
Weston is on the Saugatuck River
To preserve open space, a fourth of the land within the town is prohibited from development
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Local ZIP code 06883 was identified by American Demographics magazine as the sixth most affluent ZIP in the U.S. (April 2005)
Well-known residents have included:
· Keith Richards, rock musician
· Bette Davis, actress
· George Balanchine, choreographer
· Robert Redford, actor
Nearby parks & recreation:
Katherine Ordway Preserve, Lucius Pond Ordway Preserve
Historic sites and museums: Coley House, Barn Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
11% of Weston residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Weston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Weston was $74,817, compared with $21,587 nationally.
74% of Weston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Weston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $968. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,246.
Libraries in Weston include Weston Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Weston include Weston Forum
The average commute time for Weston workers is 42 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Weston between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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