Tequesta, Florida Population 2024

6,127

Tequesta is a city located in Martin County and Palm Beach County Florida. Tequesta has a 2024 population of 6,127. Tequesta is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -0.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,153 in 2020.

The average household income in Tequesta is $137,396 with a poverty rate of 6.86%. The median age in Tequesta is 53.9 years: 53.9 years for males, and 53.5 years for females.

Tequesta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tequesta was:

  • White: 90.24%
  • Two or more races: 4.56%
  • Other race: 3.73%
  • Asian: 1.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,345.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.42% (-26)
The current population of Tequesta, Florida is 6,127 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,153.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,51990.24%
Two or more races2794.56%
Other race2283.73%
Asian881.44%
Black or African American20.03%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tequesta Population by Race

Tequesta Population Pyramid 2024

Tequesta Median Age

53.9

Total

53.9

Male

53.5

Female

Tequesta Adults

There are 4,967 adults, (1,930 of whom are seniors) in Tequesta.

Tequesta Age Dependency

101.4

Age Dependency Ratio

63.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tequesta Sex Ratio

Female3,30053.96%
Male2,81646.04%

Tequesta Population by Age

Tequesta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8752.1183.816.2
Married1,4822.890.99.1
Non Family1,1551.179.220.8
Female1772.8163.836.2
Male612.5257.442.6

2.78

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tequesta Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade931.94%
Associates Degree3787.88%
Bachelors Degree1,41829.56%
Graduate Degree1,00020.85%
High School Graduate99020.64%
Less Than 9th Grade290.6%
Some College88918.53%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tequesta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tequesta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,2464,1552,138
Hispanic25722686
2+ Races190190124
Other Race16016081
Asian565634
Black220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 65.26%.

Tequesta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$76,699$96,029$56,357
Graduate Degree$93,858$101,319$89,485
High School Graduate$45,243$61,122$22,031
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$67,987$83,070$56,187
Some College$55,469$69,412$0

$67,987

Average Earnings

$83,070

Average Male

$56,187

Average Female

Tequesta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tequesta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tequesta Language

89.62% of Tequesta residents speak only English, while 10.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.96% of the population.

Tequesta Language

Tequesta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,2312965.66%
Hispanic48612225.1%
Other22811048.25%
Multiple27910.36%

6.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.1%

Male Poverty Rate

7.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tequesta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tequesta is Other, with 48.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tequesta is Multiple, with 0.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.11%.

Tequesta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College14.23%
High School7.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Tequesta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.24%
Male Employed3.52%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Tequesta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tequesta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$109,805$175,099
Households$92,457$137,396
Married Families$130,071$-999,999,999
Non Families$56,427$80,723

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tequesta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Tequesta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tequesta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tequesta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tequesta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

344

Number of Veterans

318

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam143
First Gulf War75
Korea49
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Tequesta Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+129
65 to 7487
55 to 6483
35 to 5445
18 to 340

Tequesta Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3297.27%
2+ Races157.39%

Tequesta Veterans by Race

Tequesta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tequesta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Tequesta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tequesta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tequesta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

34.61%

Born in Tequesta

92.35%

Native Born

7.65%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

5.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.35% of Tequesta residents were born in the United States, with 34.61% having been born in Florida. 1.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tequesta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,096-6-0.1%
20286,102-6-0.1%
20276,108-7-0.11%
20266,115-6-0.1%
20256,121-6-0.1%
20246,127-7-0.11%
20236,134240.39%
20226,110-10-0.16%
20216,120-33-0.54%
20206,153110.18%
20196,142180.29%
20186,124160.26%
20176,108881.46%
20166,020651.09%
20155,955671.14%
20145,888570.98%
20135,831591.02%
20125,772631.1%
20115,709480.85%
20105,66100%
20005,27377417.2%
19904,49981422.09%
19803,6851,04339.48%
19702,642-3,454-56.66%

Tequesta Population by Year