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Tequesta, Florida - Basic Facts

The Village of Tequesta had a population of 5,957 as of July 1, 2019. Tequesta ranks in 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 Tequesta is located at latitude 26.9681 and longitude -80.1287 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tequesta encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.42 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Village of Tequesta (GNIS ID: 2407560) 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 Village of Tequesta is located within Jupiter CCD of Palm Beach County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Tequesta, FL Housing Affordability Index is 106
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

Tequesta, FL Wealth Index is 169
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 5,957
Population in Households 5,957
Population in Families 4,680
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 3,257
Diversity Index1 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,005
Average Household Income $107,213
Per Capita Income $48,122
Wealth Index3 169

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,160 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 603 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 609 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $381,619
Housing Affordability Index2 106
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,763
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 1,736
Average Family Size 3
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 0.59% 0.82%
Households 0.54% 0.76%
Families 0.62% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Tequesta, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tequesta 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 # 433 53rd
Population Density # 238 74th
Diversity Index # 728 21st
Median Household Income # 114 88th
Per Capita Income # 114 88th

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