Royal Palm Beach, Florida Population 2024

39,767

Royal Palm Beach is a city located in Palm Beach County Florida. Royal Palm Beach has a 2024 population of 39,767. Royal Palm Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 1.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,995 in 2020.

The average household income in Royal Palm Beach is $106,396 with a poverty rate of 5.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Royal Palm Beach is 40.2 years, 38.2 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Royal Palm Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 51.7%
  • Black or African American: 28.38%
  • Two or more races: 11.89%
  • Asian: 4.87%
  • Other race: 3.15%
  • Native American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
11.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,505.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.98% (772)
The current population of Royal Palm Beach, Florida is 39,767 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 38,995.

Royal Palm Beach, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,09951.7%
Black or African American11,03228.38%
Two or more races4,62111.89%
Asian1,8944.87%
Other race1,2233.15%
Native American50.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Royal Palm Beach Population by Race

Royal Palm Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Royal Palm Beach Median Age

40.2

Total

38.2

Male

42.9

Female

Royal Palm Beach Adults

There are 29,836 adults, (6,181 of whom are seniors) in Royal Palm Beach.

Royal Palm Beach Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Royal Palm Beach Sex Ratio

Female20,35952.37%
Male18,51547.63%

Royal Palm Beach Population by Age

Royal Palm Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,0602.9680.519.5
Married7,4093.6586.113.9
Non Family3,3761.3379.120.9
Female1,8013.261.638.4
Male4742.9475.324.7
showing: 5 rows

3.43

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Royal Palm Beach Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Royal Palm Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Royal Palm Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.66%.

Royal Palm Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,764

Average Earnings

$59,730

Average Male

$39,836

Average Female

Royal Palm Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Royal Palm Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Royal Palm Beach Language

69.58% of Royal Palm Beach residents speak only English, while 30.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.12% of the population.

Royal Palm Beach Language

Royal Palm Beach Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,6538448.74%
White15,6607274.64%
Multiple4,61460913.2%
Black11,0064283.89%
Other1,2231159.4%
Asian1,879120.64%
showing: 6 rows

5.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.57%

Male Poverty Rate

6.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Royal Palm Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Royal Palm Beach is Multiple, with 13.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Royal Palm Beach is Asian, with 0.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.27%.

Royal Palm Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.45%
High School7.17%
Some College5.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%
showing: 4 rows

Royal Palm Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.09%
Male Employed2.99%
Male Unemployed0.41%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Royal Palm Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Royal Palm Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Royal Palm Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Royal Palm Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Royal Palm Beach 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 45-54.

Royal Palm Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Royal Palm Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,420

Number of Veterans

1,362

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

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Royal Palm Beach Veterans by War

count

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Royal Palm Beach Veterans by Age

count

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Royal Palm Beach Veterans by Race

Royal Palm Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Royal Palm Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Royal Palm Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Royal Palm Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Royal Palm Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

35.95%

Born in Royal Palm Beach

72.02%

Native Born

27.98%

Foreign Born

7.42%

Non Citizen

20.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.02% of Royal Palm Beach residents were born in the United States, with 35.95% having been born in Florida. 7.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Royal Palm Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202941,0372540.62%
202840,7832540.63%
202740,5292540.63%
202640,2752540.63%
202540,0212540.64%
202439,7672540.64%
202339,5132540.65%
202239,2592540.65%
202139,005100.03%
202038,995-1,428-3.53%
201940,4234931.23%
201839,9301,3433.48%
201738,5873480.91%
201638,2395261.39%
201537,7136291.7%
201437,0846551.8%
201336,4291,2553.57%
201235,1745661.64%
201134,6083300.96%
201034,27812,75559.26%
200021,5236,93447.53%
199014,58911,166326.21%
19803,423
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Royal Palm Beach Population by Year