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West Park, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of West Park had a population of 14,718 as of July 1, 2019. West Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 West Park is located at latitude 25.9845 and longitude -80.1989 in Broward County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Park encompass a land area of 2.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Broward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of West Park (GNIS ID: 2405714) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of West Park is located within Miramar-Pembroke Pines CCD of Broward County.


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West Park, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Park, FL Housing Affordability Index is 107
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

West Park, FL Wealth Index is 44
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 14,718
Population in Households 14,679
Population in Families 12,579
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density 6,696
Diversity Index1 75
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,798
Average Household Income $55,096
Per Capita Income $16,895
Wealth Index3 44

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,743 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,815 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,642 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $188,832
Housing Affordability Index2 107
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,457
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 3,394
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.49% 0.59%
Households 0.36% 0.45%
Families 0.26% 0.43%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

West Park, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Park to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 244 74th
Population Density # 68 93rd
Diversity Index # 101 89th
Median Household Income # 642 30th
Per Capita Income # 816 11th

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