Westgate, Florida

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Population in 2010: 7,975.
Males: 4,065  (51.0%)
Females: 3,910  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

30.2 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,930
Westgate:

$49,930
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,996

Westgate CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $288,100
Westgate:

$288,100
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $412,171; detached houses: $452,188; townhouses or other attached units: $290,267; in 2-unit structures: $240,090; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $296,848; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $387,365; mobile homes: $113,644

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,090.

March 2019 cost of living index in Westgate: 105.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.1%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.5% for Black residents, 43.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.6% for other race residents, 26.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Westgate, FL (2010)
    • 3,32141.6%Hispanic
    • 2,90036.4%Black alone
    • 1,44118.1%White alone
    • 1321.7%Asian alone
    • 1381.7%Two or more races
    • 160.2%American Indian alone
    • 190.2%Other race alone
    • 80.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: Haitian (26.4%), American (2.8%), African (2.4%), Jamaican (1.7%), English (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

3,955 residents are foreign born (41.3% Latin America).

This place:

43.0%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,558 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,099 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hialeah, FL (3.1 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (963.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Gladeview, FL (1.0 miles ),
Brownsville, FL (1.2 miles ),
West Little River, FL (1.3 miles ),
Miami Springs, FL (1.7 miles ),
Hialeah, FL (1.8 miles ),
Pinewood, FL (1.8 miles ),
Westview, FL (1.8 miles ),
Virginia Gardens, FL (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 25.84 N, Longitude: 80.25 W

Distribution of median household income in Westgate, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Westgate, FL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Florida:

3.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.245. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.245
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.50. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.50
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 6/17/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Westgate place center injured 77 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1956, a category F3 tornado 11.3 miles away from the place center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westgate-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% 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 397.4 miles away from Westgate 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 92.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 341.1 miles away from Westgate center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 392.3 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 304.3 miles away from Westgate center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 629.7 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 Miami-Dade County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tropical Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Westgate:

  • HIALEAH SHORES NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MIAMI, FL)
  • QUALITY CARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HIALEAH, FL)
  • HIALEAH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; HIALEAH, FL)
  • PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HIALEAH, FL)
  • SANZ HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HIALEAH, FL)
  • ANGEL HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HIALEAH, FL)
  • MIRACLE BLESSED CARE ENTERPRISES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HIALEAH, FL)

Amtrak stations near Westgate:

  • 1 miles: MIAMI (8303 N.W. 37TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 5 miles: MIAMI INT'L AIRPORT (MIAMI, TRANSIT BUS LOADING AREA) - Bus Station
  • 14 miles: HOLLYWOOD (3001 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westgate:

  • Barry University (about 5 miles; Miami, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,181)
  • Florida National University-Main Campus (about 5 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • AI Miami International University of Art and Design (about 6 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,578)
  • Miami Dade College (about 6 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 53,787)
  • St Thomas University (about 6 miles; Miami Gardens, FL; FT enrollment: 2,096)
  • Johnson & Wales University-North Miami (about 7 miles; North Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 2,051)
  • University of Miami (about 9 miles; Coral Gables, FL; FT enrollment: 13,674)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Westgate: Wellington County Plaza (A), Fire Station Number 24 (B), Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Station 24 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pine Trail Shopping Center (1), Century Corners Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westgate include: Westgate New Testament Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Miami-Dade County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.6 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.5%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
43 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Westgate:

Marital status in Westgate, FL
  • Never married: 51.7%
  • Now married: 33.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Westgate:

  • High school or higher: 57.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

23.3
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Westgate
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westgate, FL (based on Miami-Dade County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic544,44965
Evangelical Protestant271,814922
Other71,458200
Black Protestant60,07494
Mainline Protestant40,287146
Orthodox4,44010
None1,503,913-
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: 597
This county:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 285
Miami-Dade County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 473
This county:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,610
Here:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Miami-Dade County:

7.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.5%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
Florida:

14.0%

3.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($121,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.49%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,857 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Broward County, FL  0.90% ($51,368 average AGI)
from Travis County, TX  0.21% ($31,298)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.13% ($182,141)


4.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,613 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

0.10%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Broward County, FL  1.46% ($51,622 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.21% ($78,122)
to Orange County, FL  0.14% ($32,181)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westgate:

  • 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.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOD (610 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQAM (560 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQAM LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJCC (1700 AM; 10 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKAT (1360 AM; 5 kW; NORTH MIAMI, FL; Owner: SPANISH MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westgate:

  • WAMR-FM (107.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCMQ-FM (92.3 FM; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: WCMQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WDNA (88.9 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: BASCOMB MEMORIAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WRTO (98.3 FM; GOULDS, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #2)
  • WMCU (89.7 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westgate:

  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WIMP-CA (Channel 25; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJAN-CA (Channel 41; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SHERJAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVEB-CA (Channel 21; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPMF-LP (Channel 31; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Westgate fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Westgate fatal accident list:

Sep 3, 2017 08:50 AM, Belvedere Rd, 5th St, Lat: 26.691442, Lon: -80.091347, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 7, 2015 11:30 PM, Belvedere Rd, Lat: 26.691506, Lon: -80.092906, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Westgate, FL
  • 91.9%Electricity
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Westgate, FL
  • 96.2%Electricity
  • 3.8%No fuel used


Westgate compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Westgate on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Haiti (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Dominican Republic (population 500+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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