Westgate CDP, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Westgate CDP, Florida - Basic Facts

The Westgate Census Designated Place had a population of 8,356 as of July 1, 2020. Westgate CDP 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 Westgate CDP is located at latitude 26.6994 and longitude -80.0988 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the Westgate Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Westgate Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628539) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Westgate Census Designated Place is located within West Palm Beach CCD of Palm Beach County.


Westgate CDP, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 8,356 (100%)
Population in Households 8,338 (99.8%)
Population in Families 6,792 (81.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 18 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 5,501
Diversity Index2 86


Median Household Income $34,908
Average Household Income $43,181
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $11,538
Wealth Index5 30


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 945 (39.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,255 (52.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $138,925
Average Home Value $168,008
Housing Affordability Index3 150


Total Households 2,200
Average Household Size 3.79
Family Households 1,664
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.46% 0.71%
Households -0.01% 0.53%
Families -0.12% 0.5%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
Owner Occupied HU   0.63%


Westgate CDP, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westgate CDP to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 366 60th
Population Density # 95 90th
Median Household Income # 837 9th
Housing Affordability Index # 414 45th
Per Capita Income # 901 2nd
Diversity Index # 5 100th

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