Health and Nutrition of Westchester, FL Residents

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Fifty percent of Westchester residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get one of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat two frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Westchester 50.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 49.7%
  • Florida 50.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Westchester 20.3
  • Miami-Dade County 19.2
  • Florida 20.8

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.1
  • Miami-Dade County 3.6
  • Florida 3.5

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Westchester 1.4
  • County 1.8
  • Florida 1.7

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Westchester 2.1
  • Miami-Dade County 2.2
  • Florida 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 1.9
  • Miami-Dade County 2.5
  • State 3.1

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average Westchester resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Twelve percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Seventeen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Westchester residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 49 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Westchester 1.7
  • Miami-Dade County 1.7
  • State 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 12.7%
  • Florida 14.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Westchester 17.5%
  • County 18.2%
  • State 19.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Westchester 49.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 49.8%
  • Florida 48.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.1
  • Miami-Dade County 3.1
  • Florida 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.3
  • County 3.2
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 23.3
  • County 24.3
  • State 22.9

The average height of Westchester residents 16 years and older is 63 inches. The average weight is 171 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty one percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Thirty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 63.5
  • Miami-Dade County 65.2
  • Florida 66.4

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 171.0
  • Miami-Dade County 175.7
  • Florida 179.0

Average BMI

  • Westchester 28.8
  • County 28.8
  • Florida 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 41.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 39.8%
  • State 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Westchester 51.0%
  • County 49.7%
  • State 49.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 38.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 38.9%
  • State 36.1%

Forty eight percent of Westchester residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Fifteen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Fourteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. One percent have ever used heroin. Six percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Westchester 47.8%
  • County 55.3%
  • Florida 61.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Westchester 15.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 16.8%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Westchester 14.0%
  • County 15.6%
  • Florida 19.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • County 1.5%
  • Florida 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 6.8%
  • State 10.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twelve percent of people living in Westchester have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty five percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 11.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 9.9%
  • State 10.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Westchester 55.1%
  • County 50.7%
  • State 49.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Westchester 3.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 3.2%
  • State 3.2%

Westchester residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of Westchester residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty five percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty three percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twelve percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Fourteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Twenty three percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Westchester 11.2%
  • County 10.4%
  • Florida 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Westchester 5.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 4.7%
  • State 5.5%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 65.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 63.2%
  • State 67.4%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Westchester 22.8%
  • County 23.2%
  • State 29.7%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 11.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 12.3%
  • Florida 15.1%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 13.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 15.3%
  • Florida 19.8%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 23.1%
  • County 28.1%
  • Florida 38.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy four percent of people living in Westchester are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 73.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 75.4%
  • Florida 76.8%

Twenty seven percent of people living in Westchester have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty five percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty eight percent of people in Westchester frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty two percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 26.6%
  • County 22.1%
  • Florida 25.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Westchester 24.5%
  • County 21.9%
  • Florida 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 47.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 44.0%
  • Florida 46.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Westchester 21.9%
  • County 16.9%
  • Florida 20.7%

Thirty nine percent of people living in Westchester use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 38.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 35.1%
  • State 35.8%

Twenty five percent of Westchester residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty seven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty five percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty eight percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty four percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Eighteen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Eighteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Thirteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 24.8%
  • County 24.8%
  • State 25.2%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.0%
  • County 25.4%
  • State 26.1%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Here 35.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 37.3%
  • Florida 39.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 47.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 48.2%
  • State 49.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 23.7%
  • Miami-Dade County 25.6%
  • State 26.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • County 18.5%
  • Florida 19.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Westchester 18.0%
  • County 18.0%
  • Florida 18.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 12.9%
  • County 12.4%
  • Florida 12.7%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Westchester 4.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 3.7%
  • Florida 4.1%

Westchester residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.9
  • Miami-Dade County 1.7
  • State 2.1

Seventy four percent of people living in Westchester have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Thirteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.6 days per month on average. They have 3.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 13 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Westchester 73.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 76.4%
  • State 78.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Westchester 12.9%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 3.6
  • Miami-Dade County 4.2
  • State 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 3.7
  • Miami-Dade County 4.3
  • Florida 5.3

Average days/year people drink much

  • Westchester 13.0
  • Miami-Dade County 16.2
  • Florida 20.8

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ninety seven percent of Westchester residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty four percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty nine percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Nine percent of males in Westchester have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety five percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Seventy eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty four percent have ever had anal sex. Six percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Westchester were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 23 women. He has vaginal sex with 19 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on three women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.5 men on average. They have had 0.8 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Westchester were 21 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on two men in their lifetime. Eleven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Westchester has vaginal or anal sex 49 times a year. Thirty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Westchester 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with six men on average. They have had five male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Forty eight percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Westchester 96.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 97.5%
  • Florida 97.3%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Westchester 94.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 93.0%
  • State 94.3%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Here 84.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 83.6%
  • Florida 85.7%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Westchester 49.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 48.8%
  • State 46.6%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • Miami-Dade County 9.2%
  • Florida 6.9%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Westchester 95.5%
  • County 96.9%
  • State 97.1%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Westchester 78.4%
  • County 80.9%
  • Florida 83.0%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 34.1%
  • County 37.0%
  • Florida 37.2%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Westchester 6.3%
  • County 9.5%
  • Florida 10.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.5
  • County 17.2
  • Florida 17.0

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 22.9
  • County 24.8
  • Florida 27.3

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 18.9
  • Miami-Dade County 20.1
  • State 20.6

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Westchester 21.4
  • County 21.9
  • State 21.7

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Westchester 3.4
  • County 3.7
  • Florida 4.6

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 1.5
  • Miami-Dade County 1.6
  • State 3.4

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Westchester 0.8
  • Miami-Dade County 0.9
  • Florida 1.9

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Westchester 20.5
  • Miami-Dade County 19.8
  • Florida 19.7

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 2.3
  • County 2.6
  • Florida 5.0

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Westchester 11.0%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 9.5%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 48.8
  • Miami-Dade County 55.1
  • State 55.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Westchester 37.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 43.9%
  • State 49.9%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 5.9
  • County 8.1
  • Florida 9.7

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Westchester 4.7
  • Miami-Dade County 6.6
  • State 8.3

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.6
  • Miami-Dade County 0.6
  • Florida 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 47.7%
  • Miami-Dade County 57.8%
  • State 75.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirteen percent of households in Westchester use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 12.6%
  • County 11.6%
  • Florida 10.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 3.8%
  • Florida 4.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Westchester residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Twenty two percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.9
  • Miami-Dade County 6.8
  • Florida 6.9

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Westchester 22.4%
  • County 24.0%
  • State 29.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirty three percent of Westchester residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Westchester 32.5%
  • County 40.3%
  • State 45.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Fifteen percent of Westchester residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty eight percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Eighteen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty eight percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about two hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Westchester 15.2%
  • County 16.1%
  • Florida 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Westchester 28.4%
  • County 30.2%
  • Florida 35.7%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 31.4%
  • County 31.9%
  • Florida 29.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Westchester 18.3%
  • County 23.0%
  • Florida 20.5%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 38.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 41.0%
  • State 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Westchester 5.6
  • Miami-Dade County 6.0
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • County 2.5
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • Miami-Dade County 1.4
  • Florida 1.3

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Nine percent of Westchester residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty seven percent are overweight. Eighteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Thirteen percent of people living in Westchester have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty two percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty four percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eight percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Westchester 8.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 9.1%
  • State 9.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 3.6%
  • Florida 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 3.0%
  • Florida 3.6%

People with overweight (%)

  • Westchester 37.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 35.6%
  • Florida 34.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 18.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 16.9%
  • State 18.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Westchester 13.2%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 12.3%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Here 21.8%
  • County 19.4%
  • State 18.9%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 24.5%
  • County 21.1%
  • Florida 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Westchester 3.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 2.9%
  • Florida 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Westchester 2.2%
  • County 2.0%
  • Florida 3.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 2.4%
  • State 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Westchester 2.1%
  • County 1.8%
  • State 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 2.8%
  • Florida 4.1%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 2.8%
  • Florida 3.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Westchester 8.3%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 7.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Westchester 2.1%
  • County 2.1%
  • State 3.4%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Westchester 2.8%
  • County 2.4%
  • Florida 2.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Westchester 8.3%
  • County 6.5%
  • Florida 9.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Fifty eight percent of births in Westchester were vaginal deliveries. Forty two percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.6 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty five percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy five percent of women breastfeed their children. Nineteen percent of women in Westchester have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Ten percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Four percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fifteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Nineteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 58.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 58.0%
  • State 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Westchester 41.8%
  • County 42.0%
  • State 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 98.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 98.6%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 65.2%
  • County 61.3%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Westchester 75.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 67.3%
  • Florida 57.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Westchester 18.7%
  • Miami-Dade County 16.6%
  • Florida 22.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 8.1%
  • State 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Westchester 66.7%
  • County 71.0%
  • Florida 73.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Westchester 3.7%
  • County 5.5%
  • State 7.0%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Westchester 14.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 18.6%
  • Florida 15.6%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 19.4%
  • County 15.1%
  • State 19.9%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Westchester report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Westchester residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in Westchester are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 53.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 55.9%
  • State 56.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 5.2%
  • State 4.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 35.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 42.0%
  • Florida 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 7.7%
  • Florida 8.2%

People in Westchester spend $398 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Westchester spends $101 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $148 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $21 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $398
  • Miami-Dade County $383
  • Florida $361

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Westchester 22.1%
  • County 22.6%
  • Florida 22.3%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Westchester $101
  • County $98
  • Florida $77

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • County 5.0%
  • Florida 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Westchester $148
  • County $157
  • Florida $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $21
  • Miami-Dade County $27
  • State $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 1.1%
  • Florida 1.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Westchester report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 percent. Eighty eight percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Fifteen percent of Westchester population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty three percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Nine percent of people in Westchester had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Westchester 79.8%
  • County 81.8%
  • Florida 78.9%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 87.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 87.0%
  • Florida 81.2%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Westchester 95.9%
  • County 96.4%
  • State 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Westchester 14.8%
  • County 13.5%
  • State 18.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 33.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 32.4%
  • State 39.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Westchester 9.3%
  • County 11.3%
  • State 14.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twenty eight percent of Westchester residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Westchester 27.9%
  • County 25.0%
  • Florida 28.1%

Fourteen percent of Westchester residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Nine percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eight percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 14.1%
  • County 13.4%
  • Florida 16.9%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Here 19.7%
  • Miami-Dade County 18.7%
  • State 23.1%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 7.6%
  • Florida 9.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • County 8.2%
  • State 9.2%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.3%
  • County 7.0%
  • Florida 8.6%
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