Tequesta, Florida

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Population in 2014: 5,875 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 
Males: 2,969  (50.5%)
Females: 2,906  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  49.3 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 33469.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,483 (it was $58,825 in 2000)
Tequesta:

$58,483
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $36,469 (it was $34,974 in 2000)

Tequesta village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $265,290 (it was $147,700 in 2000)
Tequesta:

$265,290
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $290,345; Detached houses: $356,294; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,741; In 2-unit structures: $137,457; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,643; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,961; Mobile homes: $48,656; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $225,432

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,250.

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  • Races in Tequesta, FL (2010)

    Tequesta races chart
    • 5,12991.1%White alone
    • 3416.1%Hispanic
    • 721.3%Asian alone
    • 420.7%Two or more races
    • 300.5%Black alone
    • 90.2%Other race alone
    • 50.09%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Tequesta detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tequesta: 103.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Tequesta, FL City Guides:

Ancestries: German (17.7%), Irish (12.3%), English (11.5%), Italian (9.7%), Polish (6.0%), United States (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 1.75 square miles.

Population density: 3,358 people per square mile   (average).

Tequesta,FL real estate house value index trend

Tequesta, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Tequesta:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tequesta village:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

925 residents are foreign born (7.5% Latin America, 2.3% Europe).

This village:

15.8%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Tequesta, Florida as of December 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Tequesta to the number of sex offenders is 5,763 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,541 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,693 (1.3%)

Tequesta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Royal Palm Beach-West Jupiter, FL (15.6 miles , pop. 74,157).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (77.1 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (945.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jupiter Inlet Colony, FL (1.3 miles ), Jupiter, FL (1.6 miles ), Limestone Creek, FL (1.7 miles ), Juno Beach, FL (2.6 miles ), Jupiter Island, FL (2.6 miles ), Cabana Colony, FL (2.7 miles ), Jupiter Farms, FL (2.8 miles ), Juno Ridge, FL (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 94 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $259,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $312,700
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $372,500
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $296,900
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $243,700
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $335,600
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $287,200
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $240,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $510,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $713,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $588,600
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $655,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $362,600
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $932,300
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $507,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $254,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.96 N, Longitude: 80.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +389 (+6.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 795 (26.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 561

Tequesta household income distribution Tequesta home values distribution

Property values in Tequesta, FL


Crime rates in Tequesta by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014
Murders 000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.017.20.0
Rapes 011111023100
per 100,000 0.018.217.316.816.416.60.034.751.717.50.00.0
Robberies 002021110220
per 100,000 0.00.034.70.032.816.617.117.40.035.134.50.0
Assaults 191711128839943
per 100,000 344.618.2121.3184.6197.0132.9136.652.1155.2157.768.951.3
Burglaries 265025151434311323293929
per 100,000 471.5908.4433.4251.7229.9565.0529.5225.8396.6508.2672.0496.2
Thefts 8889667084677947681004230
per 100,000 1,595.91,617.01,144.01,174.51,379.31,113.31,349.3816.41,172.61,752.5723.6513.3
Auto thefts 1094673310624
per 100,000 181.4163.569.3100.7114.949.951.217.40.0105.234.568.4
Arson 200031000000
per 100,000 36.30.00.00.049.316.60.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.0) 180.9160.1130.6123.4143.4133.4128.093.6147.6170.8137.871.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Tequesta detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 27 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.42
Florida average:

2.27

Tequesta tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +754 (+16.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Tequesta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Tequesta, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tequesta-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Tequesta village center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the village center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tequesta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 407.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.6 miles away from Tequesta center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 410.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 376.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 226.2 miles away from Tequesta center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 421.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Palm Beach County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tequesta topographic map

Birthplace of: Ryan Berube - Swimmer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tequesta:

  • SANDY PINES (11301 SE TEQUESTA TERRACE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Tequesta:

  • PROGRESSIVE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; JUPITER, FL)
  • AUTUMN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; JUPITER, FL)
  • COURTYARD GARDENS REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; JUPITER, FL)
  • JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; JUPITER, FL)
  • JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER PAVILION INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; JUPITER, FL)
  • JUPITER KIDNEY CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; JUPITER, FL)
  • WATERFORD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JUNO BEACH, FL)

Amtrak station near Tequesta:

  • 18 miles: WEST PALM BEACH (201 S. TAMARIND AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tequesta:

  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 18 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,868)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 25 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Indian River State College (about 36 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; FT enrollment: 12,211)
  • Lynn University (about 41 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 41 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 51 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 54 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 18,270)

Private elementary/middle school in Tequesta:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 117, Location: 402 SEABROOK RD, Grades: PK-5)

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Notable locations in Tequesta: Lighthouse Plaza (A), Village Square (B), Palm Beach County Public Library - North-County Branch (C), Tequesta Fire Rescue (D), Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Station 11 (E), Tequesta Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Jupiter Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Cologne Motel (220 North USHighway 1).

Palm Beach County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 52.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.569. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.569
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 8.03. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.09
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.0%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.4%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
68 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with most branches in Tequesta (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Messenger Service at Messenger Service To Serve Palm Beach County And Martin Count's, branch established on 1999/11/05; Independent Community Bank Branch at 250 Tequesta Drive, Suite 101, branch established on 1998/10/15. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Tequesta Branch at 1360 Us Hwy 1, branch established on 1980/10/24. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • BankUnited, National Association: Tequesta/County Line Branch at 504 North Us Hwy 1, branch established on 2009/05/21. Info updated 2012/03/05: Bank assets: $11,197.9 mil, Deposits: $7,515.1 mil, headquarters in Miami Lakes, FL, positive income, 82 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Tequesta Branch at 215 S. Us Highway 1, branch established on 2009/04/18. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Seacoast National Bank: Tequesta Branch at 710 North U.S. Highway 1, branch established on 2003/01/21. Info updated 2006/10/25: Bank assets: $2,135.8 mil, Deposits: $1,726.5 mil, headquarters in Stuart, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Iii Lp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Tequesta Drive Branch at 171 Tequesta Drive, branch established on 1976/01/26. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • BankAtlantic: Tequesta Branch at 101 N. U.S. Highway 1, branch established on 1955/08/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,648.1 mil, Deposits: $3,293.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Village Blvd & Us Hwy 1 Banking Cent at 728 North Us Hwy 1, branch established on 2011/11/08. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Tequesta Branch at 150 Tequesta Drive, Ste. 100, branch established on 1963/03/29. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Florida average:

12.2

Tequesta travel time to work - commute Tequesta mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tequesta village (based on Palm Beach County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic210,00636
Evangelical Protestant143,738477
Other62,520124
Mainline Protestant44,22383
Black Protestant17,53347
Orthodox5,6958
None836,419-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 259
Palm Beach County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
Palm Beach County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 284
Palm Beach County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,129
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

19.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.3%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tequesta:

51.1%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.5%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tequesta:

21.1%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

36.3%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

53.9%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Tequesta:

74.2%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tequesta, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$24,658$59,1790$0
Other Government Administration 10$36,488$43,7861$2,482
Police Protection - Officers 19$111,031$70,1252$9,948
Police - Other 7$29,516$50,5991$1,355
Firefighters 22$134,544$73,3881$283
Fire - Other 2$10,006$60,0360$0
Parks and Recreation 3$13,129$52,5162$2,836
Natural Resources 1$3,264$39,1680$0
Water Supply 14$66,991$57,4211$1,328
Other and Unallocable 6$26,155$52,3101$2,336
Totals for Government 89$455,782$61,4549$20,568

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($455 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Broward County, FL  1.23% ($42,977 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.47% ($33,950)
from St. Lucie County, FL  0.17% ($38,500)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($555 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Broward County, FL  1.20% ($36,392 average AGI)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.58% ($30,356)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.20% ($35,082)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tequesta:

  • WJBW (1000 AM; 1 kW; JUPITER, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL JUPITER, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WEFL (760 AM; 3 kW; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: STAR OF THE PALM BEACHES, INC.)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WMNE (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tequesta:

  • WZZR (94.3 FM; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJBW-FM (106.3 FM; JUPITER, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRLX (92.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • W270AD (101.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WAVW (92.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W242AC (96.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHLG (101.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: HORTON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tequesta:

  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W47BG (Channel 47; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CING., INC.)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWP-LP (Channel 57; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: H&R PRODUCTION GROUP, LLC)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
Tequesta fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Tequesta fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • 16,726Total average daily traffic
  • 431Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,903Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tequesta)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 722 Us Hwy 1 (Lat: 26.967778 Lon: -80.128889), Call Sign: WPTY947
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.835 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/2002, Expiration Date: 01/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2012, Certifier: Jose M VillarRegistrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6166, Fax: (858) 552-0139, Email:
  • Lat: 26.975889 Lon: -80.117250, Call Sign: WPVS504
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 462.287 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 467.412 MHzGrant Date: 06/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/09/2022, Certifier: Keith RowadRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 26.962000 Lon: -80.106417, Call Sign: WPVZ207
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 456.687 MHzGrant Date: 09/14/2012, Expiration Date: 09/17/2022, Certifier: John SibleyRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, $, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 901 Old Dixie Hwy N (Lat: 26.968389 Lon: -80.092250), Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNEX453
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.393 MHz, 952.393 MHzGrant Date: 10/06/1998, Expiration Date: 12/02/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2009Registrant: Phone: (407) 575-6230
  • TEQUESTA, 901 N. Old Dixie Highway (Lat: 26.968389 Lon: -80.092250), Type: Building, Structure height: 11.1 m, Overall height: 15.5 m, Call Sign: WQUX817
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.293 MHz, 952.293 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/2014, Expiration Date: 11/12/2024, Certifier: John CollingsRegistrant: Village Of Tequesta Water Plant, 901 N. Old Dixie Highway, Tequesta, FL 33469, Phone: (561) 468-0495, Fax: (561) 768-0711, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 18753 Se Federal Hwy (Lat: 26.976444 Lon: -80.087000), Type: Building, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KEB499, Licensee ID: L00006297
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.275 MHz, 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 11/17/1998, Expiration Date: 11/17/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2004Registrant: Tequesta Marine, 18753 Se Federal Highway, Tequesta, FL 33469
  • 18753 Se Federal Highway (Lat: 26.982361 Lon: -80.090750), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.5 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQJA746
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.425 MHz, 156.275 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 07/08/2018, Certifier: Anna B BennettRegistrant: Jupiter Pointe Club & Marina, Inc., 18753 Se Federal Highway, Tequesta, FL 33469, Phone: (561) 746-2600, Fax: (561) 743-9626, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tequesta)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Tequesta)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$190,84445$389,37487$264,6013$104,12019$353,385
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$259,1404$494,4358$224,3541$76,0300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$293,1559$474,75760$429,4992$41,66516$310,316
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$141,72010$561,48729$227,2771$19,6406$221,927
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$456,7774$267,2630$01$347,770

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.01 , 0001.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$248,1602$214,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$228,4150$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$249,0001$155,230
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$167,2700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$167,2700$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.01 , 0001.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tequesta and their reported violations in the past:

JUPITER/TEQUESTA CHURCH OF CHR (Population served: 444, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Tequesta

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tequesta, FL

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (98%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Tequesta, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Publix Super Markets1
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1SAS Shoes1
Budget Car Rental1Subway1
CVS1T-Mobile1
FedEx3UPS2
Kincaid1

Tequesta compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
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  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Netherlands (population 500+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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