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Population (year 2000): 12,005
Males: 5,753 (47.9%), Females: 6,252 (52.1%)

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Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $44,602 (year 2000)
Median house value: $131,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Westwood Lakes:

  • Hispanic (76.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (22.0%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Black (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (4.3%), Irish (3.7%), German (3.5%), English (2.6%), Italian (2.3%), French (1.4%).

New! Lakes, Florida forum

Land area: 1.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Westwood Lakes

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westwood Lakes CDP

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

58.1% Foreign born (56.3% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakes, FL (3.1 miles Kendale pop. 56,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (10.8 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (1050.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Park, FL (1.5 miles University FL (1.5 miles Sunset, Heights, FL (1.6 miles Olympia FL (2.7 miles Westchester, FL Sweetwater, (2.9 miles Lakes, FL (3.1 miles Kendale FL (3.2 miles Tamiami, FL Fountainbleau, (3.6 miles

Latitude: 25.72 N, Longitude: 80.37 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.0%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,758 (-31.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 443 (8.6%)

Average climate in Westwood Lakes, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Westwood Lakes-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1959, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Westwood Lakes city center injured 77 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1956, a category 3 tornado 21.4 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Westwood Lakes:
  • WESTCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; MIAMI, FL)
  • KENDALL MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; MIAMI, FL)
  • MEADOWBROOK REHAB HOSP OF WEST GABLES (about 5 miles; MIAMI, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Westwood Lakes:
  • MIAMI INTL (about 8 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 29 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 68 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Westwood Lakes:
  • KENDALL-TAMIAMI EXECUTIVE (about 8 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: TMB)
  • OPA LOCKA (about 15 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: OPF)
  • MIAMI (about 15 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: X44)

Amtrak stations near Westwood Lakes:
  • 8 miles: MIAMI INT'L AIRPORT (MIAMI, TRANSIT BUS LOADING AREA) - Bus Station
  • 12 miles: MIAMI (8303 N.W. 37TH AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: HOMESTEAD (5 N.E. 3RD RD.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westwood Lakes:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (about 13 miles; CORAL GABLES, FL; Full-time enrollment: 13,050)
  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 22,716)
  • MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 25,323)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 31 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)

Shopping Center: Grove Gate Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Westwood Lakes include: Primera Iglesia Bautista Hispana de Westwood Lake (A), Saint Simons Church (B), Trinity Church (C), Westwood Lake First Baptist Church (D), First Baptist Church Westwood Lake (E).

Lakes: Westwood Lake South (A), Westwood Lake (B).

Parks in Westwood Lakes include: Tropical Estates Park (1), Westwood Park (2).


Westwood Lakes compared to Florida state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Westwood Lakes:
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WACC (830 AM; 5 kW; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: RADIO PEACE CATHOLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYM (990 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRHB (1020 AM; 9 kW; KENDALL, FL; Owner: NEW WORLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCC (1700 AM; 10 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQAM (560 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQAM LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westwood Lakes:
  • WDNA (88.9 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: BASCOMB MEMORIAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WAMR-FM (107.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRTO (98.3 FM; GOULDS, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #2)
  • WMCU (89.7 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WCMQ-FM (92.3 FM; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: WCMQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVUM (90.5 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WVUM, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westwood Lakes:
  • WIMP-CA (Channel 25; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJAN-CA (Channel 41; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SHERJAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVEB-CA (Channel 21; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WPMF-LP (Channel 31; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • W54BB (Channel 54; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEYS-LP (Channel 56; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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