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West Perrine, Florida
West Perrine is located at 25°36'18" North, 80°21'43" West (25.605133, -80.361899).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 8,600 people, 2,642 households, and 2,021 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 1,919.4/km² (4,966.9/mi²). There are 2,814 housing units at an average density of 628.0/km² (1,625.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 18.92% White, 73.41% African American, 0.28% Native American, 1.20% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 3.16% from other races, and 2.97% from two or more races. 16.29% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 2,642 households out of which 39.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.6% are married couples living together, 31.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% are non-families. 19.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.25 and the average family size is 3.71.
In the CDP the population is spread out with 33.9% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.8 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP is $28,420, and the median income for a family is $29,987. Males have a median income of $27,383 versus $22,944 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $12,190. 34.4% of the population and 30.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 52.1% of those under the age of 18 and 25.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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