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Tequesta is a village in Palm Beach County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term for Biscayne Bay

The latitude of Tequesta is 26.967N. The longitude is -80.128W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,644.


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Median household income
Local
$58,825
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tequesta demographic reports
Tequesta is on the Loxahatchee River and the Atlantic Ocean
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Tequesta residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tequesta ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tequesta was $34,974, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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37% of Tequesta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Tequesta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $867.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,339.


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Libraries in Tequesta include Tequesta Branch Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in Tequesta include WPBF.

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Palm Beach County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tequesta political report.

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The average commute time for Tequesta workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Tequesta include Jupiter Waterfront Inn.

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