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Westwood Lakes, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $334,420 (it was $131,400 in 2000)
Westwood Lakes:

$334,420
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $227,225 - $376,354

Westwood Lakes,FL index of house prices

Total population: 11,838 (All urban)

Houses: 3,506 (3,311 occupied: 2,556 owner occupied, 697 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

21%
State:

35%

Housing density: 2,035 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $536,998.

Median contract rent in 2017: $1,708 (lower quartile is $620, upper quartile is $1,980)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $2,010


Median gross rent in Westwood Lakes, FL in 2017: $961

Housing units in Westwood Lakes with a mortgage: 1,418 (41 second mortgage, 108 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,150

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $74,775

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $33,837

Median monthly housing costs: $1,459


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Westwood Lakes, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1957

Median year apartment built: 1962

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,516
  • In family households: 11,678 (1,866 male householders, 888 female householders)
    1,769 spouses, 3,503 children (3,394 natural, 28 adopted, 85 stepchildren), 470 grandchildren, 396 brothers or sisters, 1,207 parents, 1,119 other relatives, 481 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 769 (219 male householders (181 living alone)), 338 female householders (299 living alone)), 210 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 106

Size of family households: 912 2-persons, 618 3-persons, 710 4-persons, 324 5-persons, 127 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 482 1-person, 53 2-persons, 19 4-persons.

1,285 married couples with children.
338 single-parent households (182 men, 156 women).

13.7% of residents of Westwood Lakes speak English at home.
84.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 8,039 (64.2%)
(62.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Westwood Lakes, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Westwood Lakes, Florida
  • 45no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 2192 bedrooms
  • 1,5833 bedrooms
  • 6024 bedrooms
  • 1275+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westwood Lakes, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westwood Lakes, Florida
  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 1642 bedrooms
  • 4603 bedrooms
  • 434 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Westwood Lakes in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Westwood Lakes in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 77no vehicle
  • 5801 vehicle
  • 1,1972 vehicles
  • 5413 vehicles
  • 1434 vehicles
  • 465+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Westwood Lakes in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Westwood Lakes in renter-occupied apartments
  • 49no vehicle
  • 1891 vehicle
  • 2542 vehicles
  • 1863 vehicles
  • 894 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Westwood Lakes, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Westwood Lakes, Florida
  • 511 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 503 rooms
  • 2014 rooms
  • 9475 rooms
  • 6726 rooms
  • 2637 rooms
  • 2228 rooms
  • 1359+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westwood Lakes, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westwood Lakes, Florida
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 553 rooms
  • 1614 rooms
  • 3745 rooms
  • 96 rooms
  • 187 rooms
  • 108 rooms
  • 319+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Westwood Lakes, FL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Westwood Lakes, FL in 2017
  • 195Less than $10,000
  • 333$10,000 to $19,999
  • 354$20,000 to $29,999
  • 297$30,000 to $39,999
  • 343$40,000 to $49,999
  • 229$50,000 to $59,999
  • 358$60,000 to $74,999
  • 504$75,000 to $99,999
  • 273$100,000 to $124,999
  • 132$125,000 to $149,999
  • 189$150,000 to $199,999
  • 131$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Westwood Lakes, FL

  • Distribution of house value in Westwood Lakes, FL in 2017
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 36$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$40,000 to $49,999
  • 17$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 13$90,000 to $99,999
  • 35$100,000 to $124,999
  • 86$125,000 to $149,999
  • 239$150,000 to $174,999
  • 264$175,000 to $199,999
  • 566$200,000 to $249,999
  • 613$250,000 to $299,999
  • 570$300,000 to $399,999
  • 83$400,000 to $499,999
  • 30$500,000 to $749,999
  • 23$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Westwood Lakes, FL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Westwood Lakes, FL in 2017
  • 5$700 to $749
  • 6$800 to $899
  • 39$900 to $999
  • 231$1,000 to $1,249
  • 127$1,250 to $1,499
  • 318$1,500 to $1,999
  • 33$2,000 to $2,499
  • 71No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.3%
Number of people working at home: 233 (3.6% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 15
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 133
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 169
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 435
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 983
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 519
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,759
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 202
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 686
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 679
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 548
  • 90 or more minutes: 115
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Westwood Lakes

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 875 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 92 (8%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (1%)
  • Walked: 8 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 233 (20%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 19.1%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 23.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.7%Males
  • 2.4%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Westwood Lakes, Florida
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Westwood Lakes, Florida
  • 2,1862010 or later
  • 2,1222000 to 2009
  • 1,3581990 to 1999
  • 1,8201980 to 1989
  • 8881970 to 1979
  • 2,484Before 1970
Ancestries in Westwood Lakes, FL

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 165 (1.7%)
  • Canadian: 66 (0.7%)
  • European: 66 (0.7%)
  • English: 63 (0.7%)
  • Italian: 55 (0.6%)
  • Irish: 54 (0.6%)
  • Portuguese: 28 (0.3%)
  • German: 15 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 13 (0.1%)
  • Swedish: 13 (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 12 (0.1%)
  • West Indian: 8 (0.08%)
  • Lebanese: 6 (0.06%)
  • British: 6 (0.06%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 6 (0.06%)
  • Romanian: 5 (0.05%)
  • Yugoslavian: 5 (0.05%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Cuba
Westwood Lakes:

75.6% (6,080)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Peru
Westwood Lakes:

5.0% (398)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Venezuela
Westwood Lakes:

3.8% (305)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Dominican Republic
Westwood Lakes:

2.3% (188)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Pakistan
Westwood Lakes:

2.3% (182)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Colombia
Westwood Lakes:

1.9% (153)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Guatemala
Westwood Lakes:

1.6% (126)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,186
  • Other state: 1,048
  • Northeast: 613
  • Midwest: 171
  • South: 220
  • West: 28

95.3% of Westwood Lakes residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45.0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47.3% lived in Florida.


Westwood Lakes:

95.3%
State average:

84.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 117
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 52
  • 5th and 6th grade: 161
  • 7th and 8th grade: 78
  • 9th grade: 143
  • 10th grade: 83
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 220
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,590
  • Less than 1 year of college: 206
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 406
  • Associate degree: 531
  • Bachelor's degree: 818
  • Master's degree: 113
  • Professional school degree: 118
  • Doctorate degree: 71
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 180
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 179
  • 5th and 6th grade: 170
  • 7th and 8th grade: 154
  • 9th grade: 56
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 166
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,551
  • Less than 1 year of college: 153
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 445
  • Associate degree: 543
  • Bachelor's degree: 909
  • Master's degree: 175
  • Professional school degree: 67
  • Doctorate degree: 33
Educational Attainment for Females
Westwood Lakes marital status for males
Westwood Lakes marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,343
  • One, attached: 24
  • Two: 7
  • 20 to 49: 59
  • Mobile homes: 30
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Westwood Lakes

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 59
Here:

6.5%
Florida:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 69
Here:

18.2%
Florida:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 274
Here:

32.7%
Florida:

20.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability