West Little River, Florida Population 2024

33,465

West Little River is a city located in Miami-Dade County Florida. West Little River has a 2024 population of 33,465. West Little River is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 3.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,293 in 2020.

The average household income in West Little River is $59,717 with a poverty rate of 22.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Little River is 41.5 years, 40.2 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

West Little River Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Little River was:

  • Black or African American: 47.86%
  • White: 19.8%
  • Two or more races: 19.76%
  • Other race: 12.47%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
  • Asian:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,297.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.63% (1,172)
The current population of West Little River, Florida is 33,465 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 32,293.

West Little River, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American16,01847.86%
White6,62519.8%
Two or more races6,61219.76%
Other race4,17312.47%
Native American230.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.04%
Asian
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

West Little River Population by Race

West Little River Population Pyramid 2024

West Little River Median Age

41.5

Total

40.2

Male

42.7

Female

West Little River Adults

There are 26,208 adults, (6,038 of whom are seniors) in West Little River.

West Little River Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

West Little River Sex Ratio

Female16,89750.49%
Male16,56849.51%

West Little River Population by Age

West Little River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,3473.2258.341.7
Married3,4043.9871.728.3
Female3,0814.1256.843.2
Non Family2,6881.1549.650.4
Male1,1743.3843.456.6
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3.78

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Little River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Little River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Little River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.27%.

West Little River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,763

Average Earnings

$34,196

Average Male

$33,101

Average Female

West Little River Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Little River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Little River Language

40.05% of West Little River residents speak only English, while 59.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 50.72% of the population.

West Little River Language

West Little River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black15,9454,73229.68%
Hispanic17,4843,10117.74%
Multiple6,56194314.37%
Other4,07679419.48%
White4375211.9%
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22.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.17%

Male Poverty Rate

23.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Little River

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Little River is Black, with 29.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Little River is White, with 11.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.37%.

West Little River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.83%
High School18.49%
Bachelors or Greater14.07%
Some College13.31%
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West Little River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed45.74%
Female Employed8.62%
Male Employed7.07%
Female Unemployed6.2%
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West Little River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Little River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Little River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

29.6%

Female Marriage Rate

West Little River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Little River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

West Little River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Little River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

914

Number of Veterans

838

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

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West Little River Veterans by War

count

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West Little River Veterans by Age

count

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West Little River Veterans by Race

West Little River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Little River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

West Little River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Little River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Little River 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

47.46%

Born in West Little River

56.64%

Native Born

43.36%

Foreign Born

18.1%

Non Citizen

25.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

56.64% of West Little River residents were born in the United States, with 47.46% having been born in Florida. 18.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Little River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202433,465
202333,465
202233,4651810.54%
202133,2849913.07%
202032,293-604-1.84%
201932,897-499-1.49%
201833,3969632.97%
201732,4331,1373.63%
201631,2965471.78%
201530,749-477-1.53%
201431,226-250-0.79%
201331,476-316-0.99%
201231,792-44-0.14%
201131,836-2,863-8.25%
201034,699
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West Little River Population by Year