Westchester, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Westchester, Florida - Basic Facts

The Westchester Census Designated Place had a population of 30,354 as of July 1, 2015. Westchester ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Westchester is located at latitude 25.747 and longitude -80.3367 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the Westchester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Westchester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403012) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westchester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Westchester, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 30,354
Population in Households 30,096
Population in Familes 25,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 258
Population Density1 7,702
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 9,639
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 7,615
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,933 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,152 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,487 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $293,676
Average Home Value $305,128


Median Household Income $44,457
Average Household Income $59,611
Per Capita Income $19,004
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.71%
Households 0.22% 0.69%
Families 0.19% 0.67%
Median Household Income   4.11%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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.

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Westchester, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westchester to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 123 87th
Population Density1 # 34 96th
Diversity Index2 # 756 17th
Median Household Income # 449 51st
Per Capita Income # 665 28th

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