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West Palm Beach Summary
West Palm Beach is located in Florida
Latitude: 26.718682
Longitude: -80.125550
Population: 322,940
Area: 184.27 sq. miles
Land: 182.68 sq. miles
Water: 1.58 sq. miles
Population Density: 1,767.78 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 21.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 561, 772
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West Palm Beach Demographics

West Palm Beach Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Male157,16648.67 %48.79 %49.04 %
Female165,77451.33 %51.21 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.95-0.950.96
Total Population322,940100.00 %--
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West Palm Beach Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years20,4366.33 %5.92 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years22,6647.02 %6.46 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years23,7387.35 %6.61 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years21,1346.54 %6.35 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years18,2595.65 %5.81 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years44,38613.74 %13.04 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years53,25216.49 %15.55 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years41,11112.73 %12.95 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years14,5404.50 %5.14 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years12,3693.83 %4.61 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years24,0997.46 %9.09 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years19,0125.89 %6.41 %4.38 %
85 years and over7,9402.46 %2.07 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)37.2-40.537.7
18 years and over243,09275.27 %77.18 %74.27 %
Male
116,41836.05 %37.08 %35.85 %
Female
126,67439.23 %40.11 %38.42 %
21 years and over231,16971.58 %73.43 %69.92 %
62 years and over58,23518.03 %20.31 %14.65 %
65 years and over51,05115.81 %17.57 %12.42 %
Male
21,1046.53 %7.61 %5.12 %
Female
29,9479.27 %9.96 %7.30 %
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West Palm Beach Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
One race313,62797.12 %97.65 %97.55 %
White
220,12668.16 %78.00 %75.21 %
Black or African American
75,40523.35 %14.61 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
9000.28 %0.33 %0.87 %
Asian
5,2781.63 %1.67 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
1,6850.52 %0.44 %0.59 %
Chinese
7720.24 %0.29 %0.85 %
Filipino
9120.28 %0.34 %0.65 %
Japanese
1400.04 %0.07 %0.28 %
Korean
3210.10 %0.12 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
6230.19 %0.21 %0.39 %
Other Asian
8250.26 %0.20 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2840.09 %0.05 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
560.02 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
1350.04 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
150.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
780.02 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
11,6343.60 %2.99 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)52,35816.21 %16.79 %13.70 %
Mexican
7,6532.37 %2.28 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
9,8503.05 %3.02 %2.46 %
Cuban
13,1474.07 %5.21 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
21,7086.72 %6.28 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino270,58283.79 %83.21 %86.30 %
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West Palm Beach Social Profile

West Palm Beach School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school83,411100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
6,1167.33 %6.90 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
4,5285.43 %5.41 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
38,87846.61 %43.65 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
18,84622.59 %21.49 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
15,04318.03 %22.55 %22.81 %
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West Palm Beach Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over217,349100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
15,0516.92 %6.70 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
31,69314.58 %13.43 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
61,46828.28 %28.71 %28.63 %
High school or higher
170,60578.49 %79.87 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
46,51121.40 %21.80 %21.05 %
Associate degree
14,8166.82 %7.02 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
30,95614.24 %14.27 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
47,81022.00 %22.34 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
16,8547.75 %8.07 %8.86 %
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West Palm Beach Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported330,232100.00 %--
Arab2,0990.64 %0.48 %0.42 %
Czech1,3000.39 %0.41 %0.59 %
Danish5600.17 %0.27 %0.50 %
Dutch3,4651.05 %1.33 %1.58 %
English23,1357.01 %9.05 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)7,9382.40 %2.74 %2.90 %
French Canadian2,4380.74 %0.83 %0.85 %
German32,9559.98 %11.63 %14.93 %
Greek1,4020.42 %0.47 %0.40 %
Hungarian2,5840.78 %0.60 %0.49 %
Irish30,9069.36 %10.15 %10.65 %
Italian25,0577.59 %6.18 %5.47 %
Lithuanian7670.23 %0.24 %0.23 %
Norwegian1,7570.53 %0.71 %1.56 %
Polish9,1692.78 %2.65 %3.12 %
Portuguese1,2080.37 %0.30 %0.41 %
Russian6,6922.03 %1.24 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish3,5991.09 %1.52 %1.50 %
Scottish4,2811.30 %1.81 %1.70 %
Slovak4390.13 %0.18 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African2,2560.68 %0.56 %0.62 %
Swedish2,6200.79 %0.95 %1.39 %
Swiss5900.18 %0.22 %0.32 %
Ukrainian9680.29 %0.26 %0.31 %
United States or American20,4246.18 %7.87 %7.18 %
Welsh1,5630.47 %0.56 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)19,3435.86 %3.03 %0.65 %
Other ancestries120,71736.56 %33.74 %31.89 %
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West Palm Beach Economy

West Palm Beach Employment

GroupNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over252,901100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
121,04047.86 %48.09 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
131,86152.14 %51.91 %51.68 %
In labor force
154,00960.90 %58.63 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
81,30952.79 %53.28 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
72,70047.21 %46.72 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
153,85760.84 %58.13 %63.10 %
Employed
145,76857.64 %54.89 %59.39 %
Unemployed
8,0893.20 %3.24 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-5.25 %5.52 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
1520.06 %0.51 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
98,89239.10 %41.37 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers116,02979.60 %79.76 %78.40 %
Government workers20,36213.97 %13.73 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9,0446.20 %6.23 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers3330.23 %0.28 %0.31 %
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West Palm Beach Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations43,88930.11 %31.54 %33.60 %
Service occupations29,59820.30 %16.92 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations40,82928.01 %29.54 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations8830.61 %0.91 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations15,80910.85 %10.25 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations14,76010.13 %10.84 %14.63 %
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West Palm Beach Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,5031.03 %1.32 %1.87 %
Construction12,8288.80 %8.04 %6.80 %
Manufacturing8,9266.12 %7.26 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade4,6003.16 %3.98 %3.60 %
Retail trade17,82612.23 %13.49 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7,8215.37 %5.35 %5.19 %
Information4,4583.06 %3.09 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing11,5967.96 %8.06 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services17,33311.89 %10.57 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services27,31718.74 %18.08 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services15,20310.43 %10.47 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)8,3615.74 %5.14 %4.88 %
Public administration7,9965.49 %5.16 %4.83 %
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West Palm Beach Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Households127,836100.00 %6,340,544106,788,273
Less than $10,000
12,6099.86 %9.57 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
8,7206.82 %6.73 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
18,37114.37 %14.48 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
17,50413.69 %14.22 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
21,38916.73 %17.40 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
24,03018.80 %18.46 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
10,9358.55 %8.71 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
8,8016.88 %6.29 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2,2021.72 %1.80 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
3,2752.56 %2.32 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$42,323.31-$39,386.35$39,349.33
Average household size2.51-2.482.58
Average income per member of household$16,861.88-$15,896.33$15,252.86
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West Palm Beach Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over143,088100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
112,34678.52 %78.80 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
19,07413.33 %12.93 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
2,6311.84 %1.87 %4.73 %
Walked
2,3741.66 %1.71 %2.94 %
Other means
2,4111.68 %1.68 %1.20 %
Worked at home
4,2522.97 %3.00 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.323 minutes-26.7 minutes26.3 minutes
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West Palm Beach Housing

West Palm Beach Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units148,365100.00 %7,301,814117,282,697
Occupied housing units
127,53685.96 %86.79 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
84,32856.84 %60.83 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
43,20829.12 %25.97 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
20,82914.04 %13.21 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
10,6547.18 %6.61 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.42 %-2.35 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate9.63 %-10.96 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.50-2.492.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.54-2.462.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units148,651100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
64,54443.42 %52.26 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
15,01810.10 %5.88 %5.68 %
2 units
5,9664.01 %2.69 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
11,1747.52 %4.29 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
10,1066.80 %4.98 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
10,7447.23 %5.02 %3.99 %
20 or more units
25,00616.82 %12.88 %8.59 %
Mobile home
5,9323.99 %11.62 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1610.11 %0.38 %0.22 %
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West Palm Beach Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units148,651100.00 %--
1 room
2,5741.73 %2.37 %2.21 %
2 rooms
10,7827.25 %6.06 %4.88 %
3 rooms
22,95215.44 %11.51 %10.06 %
4 rooms
33,70822.68 %19.42 %15.95 %
5 rooms
32,83022.09 %22.70 %20.92 %
6 rooms
21,38214.38 %17.74 %18.39 %
7 rooms
12,7498.58 %10.60 %11.98 %
8 rooms
7,0164.72 %5.76 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
4,6583.13 %3.85 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.8-5.05.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units127,894100.00 %--
1.00 or less
117,72192.05 %81.17 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
5,9134.62 %2.95 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
4,2603.33 %2.67 %2.54 %
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West Palm Beach Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas4,3682.94 %5.17 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,7811.20 %3.10 %5.96 %
Electricity117,98879.37 %75.70 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.4030.27 %0.97 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.00 %0.12 %
Wood1250.08 %0.23 %1.51 %
Solar energy670.05 %0.03 %0.05 %
Other fuel420.03 %0.06 %0.35 %
No fuel used3,1202.10 %1.53 %1.25 %
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West Palm Beach Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units60,142100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
3,8026.32 %7.16 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
24,12740.12 %39.70 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
16,40127.27 %25.90 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
7,72412.84 %12.56 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
4,2867.13 %8.35 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
2,3473.90 %4.09 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
1,0951.82 %1.68 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
3600.60 %0.56 %0.56 %
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West Palm Beach Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage46,11976.68 %71.66 %69.56 %
Less than $300
1640.27 %0.40 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1,5022.50 %3.78 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
5,2268.69 %10.34 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
13,39322.27 %21.08 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
15,71226.12 %21.59 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
6,03110.03 %8.23 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
4,0916.80 %6.25 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged14,02323.32 %28.34 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent17,73429.49 %34.16 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent10,78717.94 %16.85 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent8,66614.41 %13.69 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent5,9109.83 %9.49 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent3,9476.56 %6.30 %6.01 %
35 percent or more12,45420.71 %18.55 %15.91 %
Not computed6441.07 %0.97 %0.85 %
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West Palm Beach Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units43,025100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
1,3183.06 %3.81 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
9942.31 %3.42 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
5,75513.38 %18.39 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
17,01639.55 %38.26 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
11,13325.88 %20.75 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
4,0639.44 %8.24 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
1,2212.84 %2.45 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1,5253.54 %4.68 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)10,15223.60 %29.58 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent5,88813.69 %14.61 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent5,48812.76 %13.41 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent6,07914.13 %12.92 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent4,74911.04 %10.66 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent3,6588.50 %7.92 %7.32 %
35 percent or more14,40033.47 %32.95 %29.47 %
Not computed2,7636.42 %7.52 %7.77 %

West Palm Beach Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentFlorida Avg.National Avg.
None13,1728.86 %7.06 %9.57 %
154,90036.93 %35.96 %31.22 %
246,35731.19 %33.14 %34.76 %
3 or more13,4659.06 %10.63 %15.45 %
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