Royal Palm Beach, FL


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Royal Palm Beach is a medium-sized village located in the state of Florida. With a population of 37,633 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Royal Palm Beach is the 89th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some villages, Royal Palm Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Royal Palm Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Royal Palm Beach is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Royal Palm Beach who work in office and administrative support (15.32%), sales jobs (13.59%), and management occupations (10.10%).

One downside of living in Royal Palm Beach, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.26 minutes every day commuting to work.

The percentage of people in Royal Palm Beach who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.62% of adults in Royal Palm Beach have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Royal Palm Beach in 2010 was $28,079, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,316 for a family of four. However, Royal Palm Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Royal Palm Beach is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Royal Palm Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Royal Palm Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Royal 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 20.51% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Royal Palm Beach include Irish, Italian, Jamaican, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Royal Palm Beach's cultural character, accounting for 21.54% of the village’s population.

The most common language spoken in Royal Palm Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.