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West Park, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of West Park is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Broward County at latitude 25.9845 and longitude -80.1989. Broward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal official name is the City of West Park, but most people and references simply refer to it as West Park, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for West Park indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of West Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

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West Park, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,508
Population in Households 14,469
Population in Familes 12,396
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 6,623
Diversity Index2 75
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,418
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 3,364
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,833 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,818 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,600 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 415 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $110,208
Average Home Value $115,903
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,728
Average Household Income $48,711
Per Capita Income $15,049
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.58% 1.31%
Households 0.45% 1.23%
Families 0.2% 1.14%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

West Park, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Park to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 232 75th
Population Density1 # 61 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 79 92nd
Median Household Income # 562 39th
Per Capita Income # 804 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.