Palm Beach County, Florida Population 2018

Palm Beach County, Florida's estimated population is 1,471,150 with a growth rate of 5.18% 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
20171,471,15072,3935.18%
20161,398,757-55,011-3.78%
20161,453,76825,3901.78%
20151,428,37826,3131.88%
20141,402,06523,5681.71%
20131,378,49722,2401.64%
20121,356,25719,1921.44%
20111,337,06513,3121.01%
20101,323,753460,23553.30%
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
White1,042,509
Black or African American255,606
Asian35,653
Some Other Race32,010
Two or More Races30,353
American Indian and Alaska Native2,087
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander539

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Palm Beach County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Palm Beach County, Florida Median Age

44.3


Total

42.4


Male

45.9


Female

Palm Beach County, Florida Adults

There are 1,124,601 adults, (317,518 of which are seniors) in Palm Beach County, Florida.

Palm Beach County, Florida Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Palm Beach County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

722,271

51.64%

Male

676,486

48.36%

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
Married80.5%19.5%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Male51.9%48.1%
Female48.7%51.3%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palm Beach County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All538,5492.5668.6
Married246,4153.1480.5
Non Family201,8411.362.6
Female64,7693.7748.7
Male25,5243.9451.9

3.22

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Palm Beach County, Florida Households

Palm Beach County, Florida Education

Palm Beach County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade59,3115.85%
9th to 12th Grade62,8516.20%
High School Graduate254,48725.11%
Some College201,04119.84%
Associates Degree89,2288.80%
Bachelors Degree217,58321.47%
Graduate Degree128,88012.72%

Palm Beach County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White641,647607,298260,801
Hispanic180,588130,65640,457
Black155,338121,14328,545
Asian25,53322,54112,438
Other Race20,41915,3835,254
Multiple Races13,62811,2434,059
Native American1,4441,025327
Islander403380142

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.71%.

Palm Beach County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,941$38,702$30,474
Less Than High School$19,065$20,859$15,940
High School Grad$26,523$30,147$23,179
Some College$32,298$38,746$29,214
Bachelors Degree$46,595$56,833$40,120
Graduate Degree$61,352$82,673$50,036

$33,941

Average Earnings

$38,702

Average Male

$30,474

Average Female

Palm Beach County, Florida Language

Palm Beach County, Florida Language by Age

Palm Beach County, Florida Language

69.82% of Palm Beach County, Florida residents speak only English, while 30.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.85% of the population.

Palm Beach County, Florida Poverty

Palm Beach County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White786,99563,1988.03%
Black250,28661,83624.71%
Hispanic286,04158,84720.57%
Other31,6126,13919.42%
Multiple29,9785,50718.37%
Asian35,4354,09111.55%
Native2,08729113.94%
Islander51118636.40%

13.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.76%

Male Poverty Rate

14.87%

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 36.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palm Beach County, Florida is White, with 8.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.52%.

Palm Beach County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.46%
High School14.04%
Some College9.60%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%

Palm Beach County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.63%
Male Unemployed31.09%
Female Employed8.01%
Male Employed6.37%

Palm Beach County, Florida Income

Palm Beach County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,277$85,839
Families$68,427$102,036
Married Families$82,609$119,684
Non Families$36,190$55,959

Palm Beach County, Florida Marital Status

Palm Beach County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Palm Beach County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans by War

87,989

Number of Veterans

82,543

Male Veterans

5,446

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam25,496
Korea15,782
World War II14,545
First Gulf War9,570
Second Gulf War6,111

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+39,821
65 to 7419,989
35 to 5413,175
55 to 6411,282
18 to 343,722

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White79,0139.09%
Black6,8883.74%
Hispanic5,1612.46%
2 or More8274.92%
Asian5621.99%
Other5462.30%
Indian1307.64%
Hawaiian234.81%

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans by Education

5.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palm Beach County, Florida Employment Status

Palm Beach County, Florida Employment by Age

60%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Palm Beach County, Florida Employment by Race

Palm Beach County, Florida Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990