Westchester, Florida

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Westchester is a census-designated place (CDP) in suburban Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The population was 30,271 at the 2000 census.

Westchester is also the name of the unincorporated community that encompasses both the Westchester CDP and the University Park CDP. The approximate limits of the community of Westchester are considered to be from SW 8th Street (Tamiami Trail) south to SW 40th Street (Bird Road) and SW 117th Avenue (bordering the Homestead Extension of Florida's Turnpike) east to the Palmetto Expressway.



Westchester is located at 25°44′49″N 80°20′13″W / 25.746978°N 80.336873°W / 25.746978; -80.336873[3], with an elevation of 3 feet (0.91 m).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10.4 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 30,271 people, 9,764 households, and 7,947 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7,539.9 people per square mile (2,914.6/km2). There were 9,938 housing units at an average density of 2,475.4/sq mi (956.9/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.78% White (13.7% were Non-Hispanic White,)[6] 0.61% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 2.81% from other races, and 2.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 85.31% of the population.

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