West Palm Beach Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

West Palm Beach Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
111,955

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.1%
5 - 17:
12.3%
18 - 24:
10.2%
25 - 34:
15.4%
35 - 54:
25.3%
55 - 64:
12.1%
Over 65 Years:
18.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
6.2%
6.2%
High School Graduates
86.6%
86.6%
College Graduated
34.4%
34.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

West Palm Beach
$33,839
$33,839
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

West Palm Beach
$54,334
$54,334
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.6%

Employment Industries in West Palm Beach

 
Healthcare
14.5%
14.5%
Retail
13.1%
13.1%
Accommodation
10.0%
10.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.5%
7.5%
Administration
7.2%
7.2%
Education
6.8%
6.8%
Construction
6.7%
6.7%
Other
5.6%
5.6%
Transportation
4.5%
4.5%
Finance
4.2%
4.2%
Manufacturing
4.2%
4.2%
Public Service
3.9%
3.9%
Arts
3.4%
3.4%
Real estate
3.4%
3.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
37.3%
37.3%
Black Or African American
33.7%
33.7%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
2.0%
2.0%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.9%
1.9%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
25.1%
25.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Haitian
6.7%
6.7%
Irish
6.6%
6.6%
German
5.6%
5.6%
Italian
5.5%
5.5%
Jamaican
5.1%
5.1%
English
4.8%
4.8%
African
3.1%
3.1%
Polish
1.9%
1.9%
Russian
1.7%
1.7%
French
1.7%
1.7%
Scottish
0.9%
0.9%
European
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Bahamian
0.6%
0.6%
Scots-Irish
0.4%
0.4%
Norwegian
0.4%
0.4%
Swedish
0.4%
0.4%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Austrian
0.4%
0.4%
Turkish
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
66.8%
66.8%
Spanish
21.4%
21.4%
French
6.1%
6.1%
French Creole
4.4%
4.4%
Langs. of India
0.7%
0.7%
Other Asian languages
0.6%
0.6%
German/Yiddish
0.5%
0.5%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born West Palm Beach Residents:
27.8%