South Bay, Florida Population 2022

4,856
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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.

South Bay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Baywas:

  • Black or African American: 57.97%
  • White: 33.41%
  • Two or more races: 5.09%
  • Other race: 1.91%
  • Asian: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Bay, Florida is 4,856 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,665.

South Bay, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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South Bay Population by Race

South Bay Population Pyramid 2022

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South Bay Median Age

41.1


Total

41.2


Male

37.5


Female

South Bay Adults

There are 5,902 adults, (566 of whom are seniors) in South Bay.

South Bay Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

10.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Child Dependency Ratio

South Bay Sex Ratio

Female

1,411

21.17%

Male

5,254

78.83%

South Bay Population by Age

South Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Bay Household Types

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Bay Households and Families

4.01

Average Family Size

3.52

Average Household Size

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South Bay Households by Type

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South Bay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

South Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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$21,993

Average Earnings

$19,449

Average Male

$23,140

Average Female

South Bay Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Bay Language by Age

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South Bay Language

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.

South Bay Language

South Bay Poverty by Race

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27.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.05%

Male Poverty Rate

28.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Bay

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%.

South Bay Poverty

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South Bay Poverty Rate by Education

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South Bay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Bay Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

South Bay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

South Bay Married by Age and Sex

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South Bay 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 55-64.

South Bay Marital Status by Race

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South Bay Marital Status

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190

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

South Bay Veterans by War

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South Bay Veterans by Age

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South Bay Veterans by Race

South Bay Veterans by Education

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42.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Bay Veterans by Education

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21.3%

Labor Force Participation

19%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

South Bay Employment by Age

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South Bay Employment by Race

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South Bay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.31%

Born in South Bay

80.51%

Native Born

19.49%

Foreign Born

12.63%

Non Citizen

6.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

South Bay Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

South Bay Population by Year