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Zephyrhills West, Florida
Location in Pasco County and the state of Florida
Location in Pasco County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Pasco
 • Total 2.63 sq mi (6.81 km2)
 • Land 2.63 sq mi (6.81 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
 • Total 5,533
 • Density 2,103.00/sq mi (812.11/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 12-79243

Zephyrhills West is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pasco County, Florida, United States. The population was 5,242 at the 2000 census.


Zephyrhills West is located at 28°13′58″N 82°12′17″W / 28.23278°N 82.20472°W / 28.23278; -82.20472 (28.232755, -82.204859).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 3,698
1990 4,249 14.9%
2000 5,242 23.4%
2020 5,533

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,242 people, 2,803 households, and 1,749 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,973.4 people per square mile (760.9/km2). There were 4,133 housing units at an average density of 1,555.9/sq mi (599.9/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.60% White, 0.23% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.08% of the population.

There were 2,803 households, out of which 8.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.6% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 25.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.87 and the average family size was 2.31.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 9.0% under the age of 18, 2.2% from 18 to 24, 11.8% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 56.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 68 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,195, and the median income for a family was $29,451. Males had a median income of $27,663 versus $21,346 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,921. About 8.4% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.5% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.

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