Westwood Lake, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Westwood Lake, Florida - Basic Facts

The Westwood Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 12,007 as of July 1, 2019. Westwood Lake 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 Westwood Lake is located at latitude 25.7293 and longitude -80.3728 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the Westwood Lakes Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Westwood Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403018) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Westwood Lakes Census Designated Place is located within South Westside CCD of Miami-Dade County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westwood Lake: Westwood Lakes.

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Westwood Lake, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Westwood Lake, FL Housing Affordability Index is 89
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

Westwood Lake, FL Wealth Index is 70
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 12,007
Population in Households 11,929
Population in Familes 9,999
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density 7,241
Diversity Index1 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,902
Average Household Income $70,484
Per Capita Income $19,978
Wealth Index3 70

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,475 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 926 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $273,915
Housing Affordability Index2 89
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,401
Average Household Size 3.51
Family Households 2,793
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 0.15% 0.42%
Households 0.02% 0.29%
Families 0.03% 0.31%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   3.65%

Westwood Lake, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westwood Lake 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 # 295 68th
Population Density # 50 95th
Diversity Index # 707 23rd
Median Household Income # 457 50th
Per Capita Income # 721 22nd

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