Westgate, Florida Population 2024

8,340

Westgate is a city located in Palm Beach County Florida. Westgate has a 2024 population of 8,340. Westgate is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -16.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,027 in 2020.

The average household income in Westgate is $51,144 with a poverty rate of 26.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Westgate is 30.6 years, 30.5 years for males, and 30.7 years for females.

Westgate Demographics

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

  • White: 36.95%
  • Two or more races: 24.98%
  • Black or African American: 21.18%
  • Other race: 11.65%
  • Asian: 3.98%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.7%
  • Native American: 0.56%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,490.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-16.82% (-1,687)
The current population of Westgate, Florida is 8,340 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,027.

Westgate, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,08236.95%
Two or more races2,08324.98%
Black or African American1,76621.18%
Other race97211.65%
Asian3323.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander580.7%
Native American470.56%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Westgate Population by Race

Westgate Population Pyramid 2024

Westgate Median Age

30.6

Total

30.5

Male

30.7

Female

Westgate Adults

There are 5,879 adults, (689 of whom are seniors) in Westgate.

Westgate Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Westgate Sex Ratio

Female3,94847.34%
Male4,39252.66%

Westgate Population by Age

Westgate Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3213.5838.961.1
Married6854.0454.945.1
Non Family5641.2637.162.9
Male5384.1739.460.6
Female5344.842080
showing: 5 rows

4.04

Average Family Size

3.58

Average Household Size

38.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Westgate 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

Westgate Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westgate Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 34.48%.

Westgate Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,678

Average Earnings

$28,843

Average Male

$24,022

Average Female

Westgate Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westgate Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Westgate Language

31.02% of Westgate residents speak only English, while 68.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.18% of the population.

Westgate Language

Westgate Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,1181,68832.98%
Multiple2,08352225.06%
Other97238339.4%
Black1,76631717.95%
White1,1721169.9%
Asian3329829.52%
Native471838.3%
showing: 7 rows

26.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.13%

Male Poverty Rate

33.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westgate

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westgate is Other, with 39.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westgate is White, with 9.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.27%.

Westgate Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.85%
High School18%
Bachelors or Greater11.42%
Some College10.46%
showing: 4 rows

Westgate Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed59.73%
Female Employed21.84%
Female Unemployed20.99%
Male Employed10.51%
showing: 4 rows

Westgate Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westgate Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Westgate Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Westgate Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Westgate 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 55-64.

Westgate Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Westgate Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

63

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Westgate Veterans by War

count

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Westgate Veterans by Age

count

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Westgate Veterans by Race

Westgate Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westgate Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Westgate Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Westgate Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Westgate 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

41.91%

Born in Westgate

56.47%

Native Born

43.53%

Foreign Born

32.39%

Non Citizen

11.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

56.47% of Westgate residents were born in the United States, with 41.91% having been born in Florida. 32.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Westgate Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,340
20238,340
20228,340-641-7.14%
20218,981-1,046-10.43%
202010,0272442.49%
20199,783-243-2.42%
201810,0267267.81%
20179,3004024.52%
20168,8985887.08%
20158,310-176-2.07%
20148,4866518.31%
20137,835-86-1.09%
20127,921-137-1.7%
20118,058831.04%
20107,975
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Westgate Population by Year