Tequesta is a somewhat small village located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,088 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tequesta is the 266th largest community in Florida.
Tequesta home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Tequesta real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Of important note, Tequesta is also a village of artists. Tequesta has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Tequesta’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 18.36% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Tequesta is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Tequesta is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Tequesta’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small village, Tequesta does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Tequesta ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Tequesta, 49.58% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Tequesta in 2018 was $64,461, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $257,844 for a family of four.
The people who call Tequesta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tequesta residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Tequesta include English, German, Italian, Irish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Tequesta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.