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  • In July 2017, Weston was named one of the 20 best U.S. housing markets for investing in real estate by HomeUnion, an online real estate investment management firm, which identified 20 ZIP codes where investor have seen the highest return on investment and minimal risk over a five-year period. Weston's 33327 ZIP code provided a 6.6% annualized total return on investment; only those markets with an average school rating in the 70th percentile or higher were considered.
  • In February 2017, the National Council for Home Safety and Security ranked Weston #2 in their Safest Cities in Florida listing. Please find their ranking at Safest Cities in Florida.
  • In January 2017, NeighborhoodScout ranked Weston, FL as #24 in their list of Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. Their research reveals the 100 safest cities in America with 25,000 or more people, based on the total number of property and violent crimes per 1,000 residents. https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/neighborhoods/crime-rates/top100safest/ Weston is one of only two cities in Florida on the list.
  • In September 2016, the City of Weston was ranked #8 on Money Magazine's 2016 list of Best Places to Live in America, highlighting the best small cities across the country with populations of 50,000-300,000. View article: http://ti.me/2ddi0pJ
  • In May 2016, the home security and financial website CreditDonkey ranked the City of Weston as the #1 safest city in Florida. They scored each city based on violent and property crime data to come up with a composite score. That score factors in population size, murders, rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, burglaries, larcenies, motor vehicle thefts and arsons.
    http://www.creditdonkey.com/safest-florida.html
  • In July 2015, the City of Weston was named one of Family Circle Magazine's Ten Best Towns for Families 2015. Weston was the only city in Florida to make the listing. Published in the August 2015 edition. ( www.familycircle.com )
  • In 2014, top 25 Wealthiest Zip Codes as ranked by wealth indicators from ESRI and the US Census, compiled and published in the S. FL Business Journal:
    Weston has three zip codes in the top 10 (33332, 33327, 33331)
    • 33480 Palm Beach
    • 33327 Weston
    • 33332 Weston
    • 33149 Key Biscayne
    • 33076 Parkland
    • 33331 Weston
  • In May 2013, the City of Weston was given the designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists (Bronze level, 2013-2017).
  • In August 2012, the City of Weston was ranked #63 out of 100 Best Places to Live – America's Best Small Cities by Money Magazine.  Only three cities in the State of Florida were included in the top 100 ranking with Weston ranked highest of the three.
  • In October 2011, Weston was ranked #1 Nationwide Housing Market in a Businessweek survey of 1,000 largest cities nationwide. Property values had risen 15.1% from February 2009 to August 2011 when most areas declined.
  • In July 2010, the City of Weston was ranked #19 out of 25 cities across the nation by Money Magazine as a "Top-Earning Town." (CNNMoney.com)
  • In 2009, Top 25 Wealthiest ZIP Codes as Ranked by wealth indicators from ESRI. (Published in S. FL Business Journal). Weston has three of the Top 25 Wealthiest zip codes in Florida
  • In 2008, the City of Weston was named "One of America's Best Small Cities" by Money Magazine (July 14, 2008). Only three cities in the State of Florida were included.
  • In 2007, CityTownInfo.com rated Weston as being a top city for college educated adults.
  • July 2006: Weston was on Money Magazine's list, ranked 18th, among cities with the highest percentage of job growth and 20th among cities with the highest median household income.
  • U.S. Census, Aug. 2006, Weston: lowest poverty rate in 2005, just over 1%, among US cities with a population of more than 65,000
  • Nov. 16, 2006, Weston: named one of the 25 most affordable suburbs in the United States by BusinessWeek.com
    1. 33480 Palm Beach
    2. 33327 Weston
    3. 33332 Weston
    4. 33149 Key Biscayne
    5. 33076 Parkland
    15. 33331 Weston