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"Town that Time Forgot"

Weston is a city in Platte County, in the Kansas City metro area.

The latitude of Weston is 39.411N. The longitude is -94.901W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 797 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,649.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$43,214
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Weston demographic reports
Weston is on the Missouri River.
Founded as a river landing in 1837. Prospered initially as a shipping point for tobacco and hemp, but this activity ended when the river changed course. Weston then developed as a tobacco market.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Applefest - Oct. 6-7, 2007
  • Irish Festival - Oct. 12-14, 2007
  • Winterfest - Feb. 24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Weston web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Weston Bend State Park
Historic sites and museums: Herbert Bonnell Museum, Price-Loyles House, Weston Historical Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Weston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Platte County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64098 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Weston residents report German ancestry, and 19% 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 $20,794, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% 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 $452.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $962.


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Libraries in Weston include Weston Branch ... View libraries

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Platte County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Weston political report.

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The average commute time for Weston workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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