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Overview

Introduction to Tequesta, Florida

Tequesta, Florida, in Palm Beach county, is 18 miles N of West Palm Beach, Florida and 82 miles N of Miami, Florida. The village benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the West Palm Beach Boca Raton metropolitan area. Tequesta’s population is approximately 5,273.

Tequesta History

The name Tequesta is derived from the Indian term for Biscayne Bay. Tequesta is today an upscale village in Palm Beach County, Florida, which was established on April 30, 1909.

Tequesta and nearby Attractions

  • Burt Reynolds & Friends Museum
  • Zora Neale Hurston House
  • John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
  • Palm Beach Zoo

Things To Do In Tequesta

The Saint Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park, located on the Intercoastal Waterway, provides opportunities for scuba diving, boating, fishing, snorkeling, swimming and picnicking. Coral Cove Park and the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens are nearby as well.

Tequesta Transportation

Palm Beach International is the nearest major airport.

Tequesta Higher Education

Palm Beach Atlantic College, Palm Beach Community College, Indian River Community College, Florida Atlantic University and Keiser College are all accessible from Tequesta.

People

Total Population 5,756
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 22.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,980
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 47.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 45%
Median Earnings25+ $40,708
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,418
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,063

Wealth

Median Family Income $81,250
% Above Poverty Level 94.6%
% Below Poverty Level 5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 13.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,205
Median House Value $287,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.1%
US/American 0%
English 15.7%
Irish 16.9%

Tequesta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles N of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Palm Beach
Metro Area West Palm Beach - Boca Raton
Standard Zip Codes 33469
Phone Area Codes 561
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.967
Longitude -80.128

Tequesta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station STUART 1 S
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 55 to 74 F
Apr Temp 64 to 81 F
Jul Temp 74 to 90 F
Oct Temp 70 to 85 F
Annual Precip 59.5 inches
Station WEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 57 to 75 F
Apr Temp 65 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 71 to 85 F
Annual Precip 61.3 inches
Station BELLE GLADE EXP STN
Distance 38.1 miles
Jan Temp 52 to 76 F
Apr Temp 59 to 85 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 66 to 87 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tequesta, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Jupiter Inlet (33469)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Juno Beach 3,267 $103,585
Jupiter 57,625 $87,173
Jupiter Inlet Colony 411 $142,500
Lake Park 8,317 $41,543
North Palm Beach 12,272 $82,287
Palm Beach Gardens 50,147 $89,457
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