South Bay is a city located in Palm Beach County Florida. With a 2020 population of 4,856, it is the 474th largest city in Florida and the 6719th largest city in the United States. South Bay is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -27.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,665 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, South Bay has a population density of 1,697 people per square mile.
The average household income in South Bay is $60,829 with a poverty rate of 27.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $929 per month, and the median house value is $92,200. The median age in South Bay is 41 years, 41.6 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Baywas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 72.55%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 16.67%.
76.95% of South Bay residents speak only English, while 23.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.19% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in South Bay is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in South Bay is Hispanic, with 8.29% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.74%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in South Bay
80.51% of South Bay residents were born in the United States, with 53.31% having been born in Florida. 12.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.