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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 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,873
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens24.9%
Employed Population 16+2,948
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married47%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher46.9%
Median Earnings25+$40,611
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,061

Wealth

Median Family Income$86,216
% Above Poverty Level93.7%
% Below Poverty Level6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home17.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36%
Median Gross Rent$1,160
Median House Value$319,900

Ancestry

German26.9%
Irish21%
English15.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.9%
Italian9.3%
Polish4.5%
French Except Basque4.1%
Scottish3.5%
African2.9%
Brazilian2.9%
South African2.5%
Welsh2.2%
Arab2.2%
Swedish2.1%
Norwegian1.7%
Dutch1.4%
Russian1.3%
Syrian1.2%
Greek1.1%
Hungarian0.9%
Lebanese0.9%
Croatian0.9%
Canadian0.8%
Portuguese0.7%
Turkish0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Finnish0.6%
Romanian0.6%
Czech0.5%
Jamaican0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Belgian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
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Tequesta Almanac

CategoryValue
County Palm Beach County
Standard Zip Codes33469
Phone Area Codes561
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude26.99
Approximate Longitude-80.11

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)

StationSTUART 1 S
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp55 to 74 F
Apr Temp64 to 81 F
Jul Temp74 to 90 F
Oct Temp70 to 85 F
Annual Precip59.5 inches
StationWEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
Distance19.8 miles
Jan Temp57 to 75 F
Apr Temp65 to 82 F
Jul Temp75 to 90 F
Oct Temp71 to 85 F
Annual Precip61.3 inches
StationBELLE GLADE EXP STN
Distance38.1 miles
Jan Temp52 to 76 F
Apr Temp59 to 85 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp66 to 87 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Juno Beach3,384$112,375
Jupiter60,597$92,476
Jupiter Inlet Colony508$172,361
Lake Park8,457$51,555
North Palm Beach12,581$81,941
Palm Beach Gardens51,865$93,340

Tequesta Hospitals

Sandy Pines Psychiatric Hospital
11301 Se Tequesta Ter
(561) 744-0211

Tequesta Private Schools

Good Shepherd Episcopal School
402 Seabrook Rd
ZIP: 33469
Elementary
Total Enrollment 93
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