Westchase Area of Tampa Bay
Beatutiful Planned Community that was founded in 1991 with the approval of the Hillsborough County commissioners.
Westchase is located in northwestern Hillsborough County at about 17 miles northwest of Tampa City Center It is bordered to the west by Oldsmar, Clearwater and Palm harbor in Pinellas County.
According to the moist recent census, of 2010, there were 21,747 people living in the community. The population density was 2,203 people per square mile. The racial makeup of the community was 82.5% White, 5.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 6.6% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, and 3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.5% of the population.
There were 9,244 households in Westchase. The average household size was 2.55.
The median income for a household in the community was $88,964. The median home value was $326,200.
The Westchase Community Association is the largest deed-restricted community (homeowner association) within the Westchase census-designated place. The community is organized into 28 neighborhoods, or villages. Some of these villages are organized into even smaller subsections. Each of these villages and their “sub-villages” are represented by a voting member and at least one alternate who are elected annually by the residents of a particular neighborhood. Some of the villages also have a website that is maintained by a “village webmaster”. Residents are encouraged to participate by attending website committee meetings or providing material to help improve the website to the webmaster.
Westchase was established with two Community Development Districts (CDDs). CDDs are statutorily created governmental entities charged with the task of maintaining the common areas of planned communities. In September 2011, the two CDDs agreed to merge. The state approved the merger and it became effective October 1, 2011.
- Abbotsford Arlington Park
- Bennington Berkeley Square
- Brentford The Bridges
- Castleford Chelmsford
- Classic Townhomes of West Park Village
- Enclave The Fords
- Glencliff Glenfield
- The Greens Harbor Links/Estates
- Keswick Forest Kingsford
- Saville Rowe The Shires
- West Park Village-Single Family Homes
- Reserve at West Park Village
- Townhomes of West Park Village
- Traditional Townhomes of West Park Village
- Village Green. Villas of West Park Village
- Woodbay Worthington
- Wycliff Windsor Place
West Park Village
West Park Village, with two town centers, is a walkable mixed-use area in Westchase with shops, bars, restaurants and village greens, as well as condos, townhomes, houses, and apartments with varied resident ages. Some of the most highly rated bars in the Tampa area are located here. West Park Village has a distinct look which was inspired by historic Hyde Park in South Tampa. The area has a summer concert series, nightly specials at the different village restaurants, and an annual pub crawl. Westchase ranked as the 26th coolest suburb in the United States worth a visit by Travel + Leisure magazine.
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