Palm Beach County, Florida Population 2019

Palm Beach County, Florida's estimated population is 1,470,338 with a growth rate of 1.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Palm Beach County, Florida is the 3rd largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20181,485,94115,6031.06%
20171,470,33818,9541.31%
20161,451,38426,6991.87%
20151,424,68525,6461.83%
20141,399,03922,3231.62%
20131,376,71621,6581.60%
20121,355,05818,3381.37%
20111,336,72013,0720.99%
20101,323,648460,13053.29%
1990863,518286,65549.69%
1980576,863228,11065.41%
1970348,753120,64752.89%
1960228,106113,41898.89%
1950114,68834,69943.38%
194079,98928,20854.48%
193051,78133,127177.59%
192018,65413,077234.48%
19105,5770.00%

Palm Beach County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White1,058,016
Black or African American264,224
Asian37,232
Some Other Race33,692
Two or More Races30,830
American Indian and Alaska Native2,268
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander510

Palm Beach County, Florida Population Pyramid 2019

Palm Beach County, Florida Median Age

44.4


Total

42.5


Male

46.1


Female

Palm Beach County, Florida Adults

There are 1,148,653 adults, (328,507 of whom are seniors) in Palm Beach County, Florida.

Palm Beach County, Florida Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Palm Beach County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

735,618

51.56%

Male

691,154

48.44%

Palm Beach County, Florida Households and Families

Palm Beach County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Palm Beach County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Male51.2%48.8%
Female48.7%51.3%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All543,5912.5968.6
Married249,6903.1780
Non Family204,1291.3162.9
Female64,3783.8448.7
Male25,394451.2

3.25

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Palm Beach County, Florida Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61,2965.91%
9th to 12th Grade62,6006.04%
High School Graduate258,72624.95%
Some College202,77819.55%
Associates Degree91,0048.77%
Bachelors Degree225,90921.78%
Graduate Degree134,83713.00%

Palm Beach County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White645,957613,778269,702
Hispanic191,331139,09943,601
Black161,949126,74429,849
Asian26,97123,74413,160
Other Race21,51115,7235,140
Multiple Races14,10811,6644,612
Native American1,5871,146387
Islander377374123

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 99.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,209$40,062$31,087
Less Than High School$19,879$21,563$16,260
High School Grad$27,039$30,516$23,767
Some College$33,877$40,028$30,356
Bachelors Degree$47,896$59,200$40,717
Graduate Degree$62,428$84,604$50,872

$35,209

Average Earnings

$40,062

Average Male

$31,087

Average Female

Palm Beach County, Florida Language

Palm Beach County, Florida Language by Age

Palm Beach County, Florida Language

68.85% of Palm Beach County, Florida residents speak only English, while 31.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.39% of the population.

Palm Beach County, Florida Poverty

Palm Beach County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White789,95564,3818.15%
Hispanic300,55558,65919.52%
Black258,30658,28022.56%
Other33,4116,77820.29%
Multiple30,3525,36317.67%
Asian37,0384,28911.58%
Native2,22633214.91%
Islander51021241.57%

13.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.38%

Male Poverty Rate

14.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palm Beach County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palm Beach County, Florida is Islander, with 41.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palm Beach County, Florida is White, with 8.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.93%
High School13.81%
Some College9.18%
Bachelors or Greater5.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.37%
Male Unemployed30.17%
Female Employed7.65%
Male Employed6.04%

Palm Beach County, Florida Income

Palm Beach County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,256$89,827
Families$71,519$106,377
Married Families$85,918$124,404
Non Families$37,506$59,306

Palm Beach County, Florida Marital Status

Palm Beach County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Palm Beach County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Palm Beach County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Palm Beach County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans

85,376

Number of Veterans

79,751

Male Veterans

5,625

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26,136
Korea15,208
World War II12,497
First Gulf War9,304
Second Gulf War6,592
Age Group Veterans
75+39,202
65 to 7419,765
35 to 5412,719
55 to 6410,175
18 to 343,515

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White76,2978.64%
Black6,7833.56%
Hispanic5,6282.54%
2 or More7974.67%
Other6852.72%
Asian6772.26%
Indian1377.32%

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans by Education

5.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palm Beach County, Florida Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Palm Beach County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
West Palm Beach10052310816176387.60%
Boca Raton84401961141171313.88%
Boynton Beach6821775569735210.78%
Delray Beach6060167371677011.17%
Wellington5671263900718812.67%
Jupiter5536563813844815.26%
Palm Beach Gardens4856853778521010.73%
Greenacres375804001324336.47%
Royal Palm Beach3414038006386611.32%
Lake Worth349103781229028.31%
Riviera Beach324883424417565.41%
Palm Springs225732405114786.55%
Belle Glade18222191309084.98%
North Palm Beach12013129939808.16%
Lantana10616112216055.70%
Palm Beach816186905296.48%
Lake Park815585954405.40%
Pahokee564960944457.88%
Tequesta563759903536.26%
South Bay487551112364.84%
Highland Beach353937602216.24%
Lake Clarke Shores338035781985.86%
Juno Beach3192356437211.65%
Loxahatchee Groves318034412618.21%
Hypoluxo258827381505.80%
Atlantis200521221175.84%
Haverhill1873209422111.80%
Mangonia Park188819921045.51%
Ocean Ridge178619231377.67%
South Palm Beach13581434765.60%
Palm Beach Shores11421237958.32%
Gulf Stream786849638.02%
Briny Breezes60160430.50%
Manalapan4064575112.56%
Jupiter Inlet Colony4004535313.25%
Golf2522812911.51%
Glen Ridge219235167.31%
Cloud Lake135146118.15%
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