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About West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 102,422 people and 53 constituent neighborhoods, West Palm Beach is the 20th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, West Palm Beach is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Palm Beach is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Palm Beach who work in sales jobs (14.11%), office and administrative support (11.62%) and management occupations (9.35%).
Another interesting thing about West Palm Beach, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One of the nice things about West Palm Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In terms of college education, West Palm Beach is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.99% of adults in West Palm Beach have a college degree.
The per capita income in West Palm Beach in 2010 was $30,493, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,972 for a family of four. However, West Palm Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
West Palm Beach is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call West Palm Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Palm Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. West Palm Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in West Palm Beach include German, Irish, Italian, Haitian, English and Jamaican.
West Palm Beach also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.37%.
The most common language spoken in West Palm Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.
|WEST PALM BEACH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||42,912|
|WEST PALM BEACH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||54.17%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||45.83%|
|TYPE OF WEST PALM BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||39.83%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.18%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.62%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||41.88%|
|SIZE OF WEST PALM BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.76%|
|AGE OF WEST PALM BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||25.83%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||43.12%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||23.06%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||7.99%|
|WEST PALM BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$204,474|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,113|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||4.26%|
|$52,001 - $104,000||15.43%|
|$104,001 - $209,000||31.23%|
|$209,001 - $313,000||25.22%|
|$313,001 - $417,000||9.24%|
|$417,001 - $521,000||4.17%|
|$521,001 - $782,000||5.70%|
|$782,001 - $1,043,000||2.26%|
|PEOPLE OF WEST PALM BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.39%|
|5 TO 17||13.49%|
|18 TO 24||10.19%|
|25 TO 34||15.87%|
|35 TO 54||26.26%|
|55 TO 64||11.76%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.02%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||82.81%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$45,060|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$30,493|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||18.74%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (13.53%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.51%)
Public Service (4.55%)
Real estate (3.43%)
Information Technology (2.91%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||32.46%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.50%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.11%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.27%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.68%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||22.62%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (5.63%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (69.14%)
French Creole (3.69%)
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