West Palm Beach is a city located in Palm Beach County Florida. West Palm Beach has a 2020 population of 120,915. It is also the county seat of Palm Beach County. West Palm Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.47% annually and its population has increased by 2.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 117,415 in 2010.
The average household income in West Palm Beach is $81,826 with a poverty rate of 16.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,381 per month, and the median house value is $263,400. The median age in West Palm Beach is 39.5 years, 37.7 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Palm Beachwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.92%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.45%.
69.04% of West Palm Beach residents speak only English, while 30.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.04% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in West Palm Beach is Hispanic, with 23.74% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in West Palm Beach is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.99%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in West Palm Beach
73.36% of West Palm Beach residents were born in the United States, with 37.55% having been born in Florida. 13.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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