All suburbs in Weston Creek have the postcode 2611. The number of people living in the district is estimated as 24,000.
Eight suburbs comprise the Weston Creek district, namely Chapman, Duffy, Fisher, Holder, Rivett, Stirling, Waramanga and Weston. Each of these suburbs have their own shops and public ovals. All suburbs are named after a certain head figure in Australia and the street names have each a local theme such as rivers and creeks of Australia and native flowers.
Unique among Canberra districts for (now) having only a single (public) high school. The school is called Stromlo and is in Waramanga. Until the 1990s there were two public high schools. The Stromlo High School campus was originally called Weston Creek High School. The second high school was called Holder High School located in Holder. Eventually, the Holder High campus was closed and the two schools merged and were renamed Stromlo High.
Local sports teams include the Royals (Rugby Union), Weston Creek Lions (Australian rules football), Weston Creek Indians (Baseball), Weston Creek Soccer Club, A men's and women's Lawn Bowls team and (current ACT cricket reigning premiers) Weston Creek Cricket Club. There is also a Weston Creek netball competition, called Arawang, comprising several teams.
A Community Council for Weston Creek organises special events.