Royal Palm Beach is a medium-sized village located in the state of Florida. With a population of 38,006 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Royal Palm Beach is the 89th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Royal Palm Beach is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (14.65%), sales jobs (14.07%), and management occupations (9.59%).
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Royal Palm Beach use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Royal Palm Beach‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
In terms of college education, Royal 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: 29.27% of adults in Royal Palm Beach have a college degree.
The per capita income in Royal Palm Beach in 2010 was $28,830, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,320 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 20.44% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Royal Palm Beach include Irish, Jamaican, Italian, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Royal Palm Beach's cultural character, accounting for 22.56% 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.