Royal Palm Beach, Florida Population 2020

40,698

Royal Palm Beach is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 40,698, it is the 73rd largest city in Florida and the 964th largest city in the United States. Royal Palm Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.84% annually and its population has increased by 19.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,140 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Royal Palm Beach has a population density of 3,588 people per square mile.

The average household income in Royal Palm Beach is $95,047 with a poverty rate of 5.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,685 per month, and the median house value is $260,000. The median age in Royal Palm Beach is 39.8 years, 38.9 years for males, and 41.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males.

Royal Palm Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 68.95%
  • Black or African American: 23.96%
  • Asian: 3.58%
  • Other race: 2.53%
  • Two or more races: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Royal Palm Beach, Florida is 40,698, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 40,018.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,140.

Royal Palm Beach, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,43968.95%
Black or African American9,18723.96%
Asian1,3723.58%
Some Other Race9722.53%
Two or More Races3440.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.08%

Royal Palm Beach Population Pyramid 2020

Royal Palm Beach Median Age

39.8


Total

38.9


Male

41.3


Female

Royal Palm Beach Adults

There are 29,442 adults, (5,266 of whom are seniors) in Royal Palm Beach.

Royal Palm Beach Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Royal Palm Beach Sex Ratio

Female

19,922

51.96%

Male

18,422

48.04%

Royal Palm Beach Households and Families

Royal Palm Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Royal Palm Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family85.5%14.5%
Married84.4%15.6%
All79.4%20.6%
Female59.8%40.2%
Male49%51%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,6963.2679.4
Married6,6983.8584.4
Non Family2,6591.3385.5
Female1,9273.7259.8
Male4123.8749

3.69

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Royal Palm Beach Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9453.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,4095.35%
High School Graduate7,20727.36%
Some College5,50620.90%
Associates Degree2,68110.18%
Bachelors Degree6,33324.04%
Graduate Degree2,2598.58%

Royal Palm Beach Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,52412,9114,089
Black5,8065,0402,278
Hispanic5,7804,9941,691
Asian1,056907519
Other Race50641364
Multiple Races676740
Native American30

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 59.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,142$44,475$35,098
Less Than High School$24,792$30,543$23,152
High School Grad$30,966$31,483$29,957
Some College$36,167$41,704$32,042
Bachelors Degree$50,046$58,958$41,461
Graduate Degree$68,023$78,958$56,250

$40,142

Average Earnings

$44,475

Average Male

$35,098

Average Female

Royal Palm Beach Language

Royal Palm Beach Language by Age

Royal Palm Beach Language

72.79% of Royal Palm Beach residents speak only English, while 27.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.70% of the population.

Royal Palm Beach Poverty

Royal Palm Beach Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,0127908.77%
White18,1757784.28%
Hispanic8,9223343.74%
Other972404.12%

5.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.69%

Male Poverty Rate

4.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Royal Palm Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Royal Palm Beach is Black, with 8.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Royal Palm Beach is Hispanic, with 3.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.46%
High School6.56%
Some College3.15%
Bachelors or Greater2.05%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed20.32%
Male Employed3.03%
Female Employed2.37%
Female Unemployed1.92%

Royal Palm Beach Income

Royal Palm Beach Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,740$95,047
Families$85,514$105,764
Married Families$93,504-
Non Families$41,250$49,816

Royal Palm Beach Marital Status

Royal Palm Beach Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Royal Palm Beach Married by Age and Sex

Royal 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.

Royal Palm Beach Marital Status by Race

Royal Palm Beach Veterans

1,816

Number of Veterans

1,602

Male Veterans

214

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War427
Vietnam411
Second Gulf War335
Korea152
World War II109
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2866.14%
Black4026.08%
Hispanic2463.94%
Other12320.64%
Asian50.43%

$Royal Palm Beach Veterans by Education

3.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Royal Palm Beach Employment Status

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Royal 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

34.13%

Born in Florida

74.91%

Native Born

25.09%

Foreign Born

8.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

74.91% of Royal Palm Beach residents were born in the United States, with 34.13% having been born in Florida. 8.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202040,6983400.84%
201940,3583400.85%
201840,0181,4453.75%
201738,5733400.89%
201638,2335251.39%
201537,7086271.69%
201437,0816561.80%
201336,4251,2573.57%
201235,1685631.63%
201134,6053260.95%
201034,27912,7564.76%
200021,5236,9343.97%
199014,58911,16615.60%
19803,4230.00%