Palm Beach County, Florida Population 2021

Palm Beach County, Florida's estimated population is 1,524,560 with a growth rate of 0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Palm Beach County, Florida is the null largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 1,323,620 and has seen a growth of 15.18% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,524,56013,9000.92%
20201,510,66013,8900.93%
20191,496,77013,8900.94%
20181,482,88012,5400.85%
20171,470,34019,4501.34%
20161,450,89026,6301.87%
20151,424,26025,6001.83%
20141,398,66022,2001.61%
20131,376,46021,5201.59%
20121,354,94018,1801.36%
20111,336,76013,1400.99%
20101,323,620460,10253.28%
1990863,518286,65549.69%
1980576,863228,11065.41%
1970348,753120,64752.89%
1960228,106113,41898.89%
1950114,68834,69943.38%
194079,98928,20854.48%
193051,78133,127177.59%
192018,65413,077234.48%
19105,5770.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.92%
County Website
State
Founded
April 30, 1909
County Seat
2010 Population
1,323,620
Growth Since 2010
15.18%
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Palm Beach County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,077,42273.54%
Black or African American273,38418.66%
Asian39,4232.69%
Some Other Race37,5512.56%
Two or More Races33,6642.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,0560.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5270.04%
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Palm Beach County, Florida Population By Race

Palm Beach County, Florida Population Pyramid 2021

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Palm Beach County, Florida Median Age

44.8


Total

42.7


Male

46.5


Female

Palm Beach County, Florida Adults

There are 1,183,250 adults, (346,044 of whom are seniors) in Palm Beach County, Florida.

Palm Beach County, Florida Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Palm Beach County, Florida Sex Ratio

Mujer

754,786

51.52%

Masculino

710,241

48.48%

Palm Beach County, Florida Population by Age

Palm Beach County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palm Beach County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
All68.9%31.1%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Mujer51%49%
Masculino50.5%49.5%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palm Beach County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All554,0952.6168.9
Married256,5213.279.7
Non Family208,7971.3163.2
Mujer63,2763.9151
Masculino25,5014.0450.5

3.29

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Palm Beach County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61,6605.75%
9th to 12th Grade61,7345.76%
High School Graduate257,31624.00%
Some College201,64118.81%
Associates Degree96,3038.98%
Bachelors Degree242,56922.63%
Graduate Degree150,77114.06%
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Palm Beach County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palm Beach County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White649,821619,671287,746
Hispanic208,943155,09751,327
Black171,988137,03534,647
Asian29,18025,48414,750
Other Race24,97017,1744,998
2+ Races15,16513,1045,422
Native American2,2151,361459
Islander502456154

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.55%.

Palm Beach County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$37,682$42,195$32,438
Less Than 9th Grade$21,668$24,738$17,036
High School Graduate$28,852$31,813$24,656
Some College$35,595$40,842$31,581
Bachelors Degree$50,708$61,621$43,085
Graduate Degree$67,088$92,224$54,189

$37,682

Average Earnings

$42,195

Average Male

$32,438

Average Female

Palm Beach County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palm Beach County, Florida Language by Age

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Palm Beach County, Florida Language

67.86% of Palm Beach County, Florida residents speak only English, while 32.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.04% of the population.

Palm Beach County, Florida Language

Palm Beach County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White790,11960,6157.67%
Hispanic324,25157,02217.59%
Black266,60951,60819.36%
Other37,2837,54520.24%
Multiple33,0664,42213.37%
Asian39,1813,93510.04%
Native2,9632147.22%
Islander517336.38%

12.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.10%

Male Poverty Rate

13.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palm Beach County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palm Beach County, Florida is Other, with 20.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palm Beach County, Florida is Islander, with 6.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.63%.

Palm Beach County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.59%
High School12.99%
Some College8.82%
Bachelors or Greater5.37%

Palm Beach County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.83%
Male Unemployed29.59%
Female Employed6.51%
Male Employed5.12%

Palm Beach County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palm Beach County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,299$99,173
Families$78,370$117,097
Married Families$94,524$135,941
Non Families$40,985$66,323
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Income by Household Type

Palm Beach County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Palm Beach County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Palm Beach County, Florida 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 35-44.

Palm Beach County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Palm Beach County, Florida Marital Status

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80,824

Number of Veterans

75,252

Male Veterans

5,572

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26,090
Korea13,271
First Gulf War9,753
Second Gulf War8,323
World War II7,786

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+36,827
65 to 7418,795
35 to 5411,626
55 to 649,627
18 to 343,949

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White71,7937.97%
Black6,5763.29%
Hispanic5,6882.37%
2+ Races9405.07%
Asian7622.36%
Other Race5471.91%
Native American2068.53%

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans by Race

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans by Education

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5.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palm Beach County, Florida Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Palm Beach County, Florida Employment by Age

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Palm Beach County, Florida Employment by Race

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Palm Beach County, Florida 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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30.35%

Born in Palm Beach County, Florida

74.61%

Native Born

25.38%

Foreign Born

11.70%

Non Citizen

13.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.61% of Palm Beach County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 30.35% having been born in Florida. 11.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Palm Beach County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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