Palm Beach, Florida Population 2020

8,914

Palm Beach is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 8,914, it is the 176th largest city in Florida and the 3328th largest city in the United States. Palm Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.63% annually and its population has increased by 6.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,348 in 2010. Palm Beach reached it's highest population of 10,468 in 2000. Spanning over 7 miles, Palm Beach has a population density of 2,333 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palm Beach is $314,090 with a poverty rate of 5.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,713 per month, and the median house value is $1.15 Mn. The median age in Palm Beach is 69.3 years, 71.3 years for males, and 67.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.4 males.

Palm Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palm Beach was:

  • White: 95.28%
  • Asian: 1.68%
  • Other race: 1.68%
  • Black or African American: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Two or more races: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palm Beach, Florida is 8,914, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,802.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,348.

Palm Beach, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,25895.28%
Some Other Race1461.68%
Asian1461.68%
Black or African American680.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.44%
Two or More Races110.13%

Palm Beach Population Pyramid 2020

Palm Beach Median Age

69.3


Total

71.3


Male

67.8


Female

Palm Beach Adults

There are 8,139 adults, (5,376 of whom are seniors) in Palm Beach.

Palm Beach Age Dependency

213.7

Age Dependency Ratio

194.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Palm Beach Sex Ratio

Female

4,803

55.42%

Male

3,864

44.58%

Palm Beach Households and Families

Palm Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Palm Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married93.2%6.8%
All86.6%13.4%
Non Family77.7%22.3%
Male0%0%

86.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7961.8186.6
Married2,5552.2793.2
Non Family2,1121.1677.7
Female1293.19100
Male00

2.27

Average Family Size

1.81

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Palm Beach Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade690.85%
9th to 12th Grade901.11%
High School Graduate5416.70%
Some College1,49218.47%
Associates Degree5566.88%
Bachelors Degree2,83135.05%
Graduate Degree2,49830.93%

Palm Beach Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,4987,3705,050
Hispanic316285171
Asian14614695
Other Race10910919
Black686813
Native American3838
Multiple Races11111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 67.35%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$79,223$106,026$36,143
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$60,125$$50,833
Some College$22,455$$
Bachelors Degree$101,138$$41,809
Graduate Degree$101,477$129,306$82,250

$79,223

Average Earnings

$106,026

Average Male

$36,143

Average Female

Palm Beach Language

Palm Beach Language by Age

Palm Beach Language

89.51% of Palm Beach residents speak only English, while 10.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.04% of the population.

Palm Beach Poverty

Palm Beach Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0513574.43%
Black683348.53%
Asian1463221.92%
Hispanic353267.37%

5.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.01%

Male Poverty Rate

6.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palm Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palm Beach is Black, with 48.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palm Beach is White, with 4.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.76%.

Name Poverty
Some College13.33%
High School7.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed6.67%
Male Employed2.06%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Palm Beach Income

Palm Beach Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$133,026$314,090
Families$230,781$419,341
Married Families$247,750-
Non Families$82,000$179,386

Palm Beach Marital Status

Palm Beach Marital Status

Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Palm Beach Married by Age and Sex

Palm Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Palm Beach Marital Status by Race

Palm Beach Veterans

849

Number of Veterans

837

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam312
Korea133
World War II99
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War
Name Veterans % of Total
White80510.36%
Hispanic6420.25%
Black1319.12%
Asian117.53%
2 or More1090.91%
Other109.17%

$Palm Beach Veterans by Education

1.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palm Beach Employment Status

34%

Labor Force Participation

33.3%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Palm Beach Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

11.73%

Born in Florida

86.72%

Native Born

13.28%

Foreign Born

3.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.72% of Palm Beach residents were born in the United States, with 11.73% having been born in Florida. 3.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,914560.63%
20198,858560.64%
20188,802560.64%
20178,746560.64%
20168,6901051.22%
20158,5851031.21%
20148,482841.00%
20138,398800.96%
20128,318911.11%
20118,227540.66%
20108,173-2,295-2.44%
200010,4686540.65%
19909,814850.09%
19809,7296430.69%
19709,0863,0314.14%
19606,0552,1694.53%
19503,8861390.36%
19403,7470.00%