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West Palm Beach Population

West Palm Beach is a city in Florida, State of United States, West Palm Beach population in 2023 is estimated to be 118,122, covers city area of 57.98 sq mi (150.18 sq km), ranks seventeenth largest city in Florida State, two-hundred-forty-third city in the United States. West Palm Beach is in Palm Beach County, located immediately to the west of the adjacent Palm Beach, on a barrier island across the Lake Worth Lagoon. West Palm Beach population as per 2020 census is 117,415 compared to 2010 population of 99,919 with the increase number of 17,496 people and growth of 17.5 percent.

Below is the West Palm Beach population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010100,817
2011101,4990.68
2012102,5401.03
2013103,4430.88
2014104,3500.88
2015106,8932.44
2016108,7901.77
2017110,3451.43
2018111,3980.95
2019116,3254.42
2020117,4150.94
2021 *117,253-0.138
2022 *117,9810.62
2023 *118,1220.12
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


West Palm Beach Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total West Palm Beach population is 111,952, out of these 51,525 are male, 60,427 are female, The sex ratio of West Palm Beach is 85. The median age of the West Palm Beach population is 36.9, West Palm Beach population by age are, under 18 years is 23,635, 16 years and over is 91,478, 18 years and over is 88,317, 21 years and over is 84,347, 65 years and over is 23,104. 46.0% are male, 54.0% are female, Population of West Palm Beach by age percent-wise is, 21.1% are under 18 years old, 81.7% are 16 years and over, 78.9% are 18 years and over, 75.3% are 21 years and over, 17.8% are 65 years and over. There are total 52,996 housing units, The voting population of West Palm Beach are 74,309, out of these 32,884 are male voters, 41,425 are female voters, 44.3% are male, 55.7% are female. West Palm Beach population in 2022 is estimated to be 117,981, and in 2021 is estimated to be 117,253.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -58,1227.3%
5 - 95,1714.6%
10 - 146,1095.5%
15 - 197,4036.6%
20 - 247,7736.9%
25 - 3419,00517.0%
35 - 4413,04011.6%
45 - 5413,48712.0%
55 - 596,0505.4%
60 - 645,8145.2%
65 - 7410,2029.1%
75 - 846,8646.1%
85 and over2,9122.6%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


West Palm Beach Population by Race

According to 2019 population of West Palm Beach by race are:

White Population

White population in West Palm Beach, Florida are 63,782, percentage wise 57.0 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in West Palm Beach, Florida are 40,301, percentage wise 36.0 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in West Palm Beach, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in West Palm Beach are 1,333, percentage wise 1.2 percent are asians.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in West Palm Beach, Florida are 28,222. Percentage wise 25.2 percent are hispanics, out of these 3,169 are Mexican people, 2,311 are Puerto Ricans, 4,836 are Cubans, and 17,906 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race111,952Percent
White63,78257.0%
Black or African American40,30136.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.0%
Asian Population1,3331.2%
Hispanic or Latino28,22225.2%
Mexican3,1692.8%
Puerto Rican2,3112.1%
Cuban4,8364.3%
Other Hispanic or Latino17,906
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, West Palm Beach native population is 82,761, out of these 45,644 born in the Florida state and 34,575 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 29,191, out of these 14,433 are Naturalized US citizen, 2,598 are in Europe, 1,250 in Asia, 132 in Africa, 10,412 in Latin America and 41 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in West Palm Beach are 14,758, out of these 1,096 are from Europe, 396 are from Asia, 45 from Africa, 12,927 are from Latin America and 294 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native82,761
Born in state of residence45,644
Born in other state in the United States34,575
Northeast19,156
Midwest4,885
South9,120
West1,414
Born outside the United States2,542
Puerto Rico871
U.S. Island Areas289
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,382
Foreign born
Born outside of United States29,191
Naturalized U.S. citizen14,433
Europe2,598
Asia1,250
Africa132
Oceania0
Latin America10,412
Northern America41
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen14,758
Europe1,096
Asia396
Africa45
Oceania0
Latin America12,927
Northern America294
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


West Palm Beach Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in West Palm Beach, Florida are 52,996, Occupied housing units are 41,678, Rental vacancy rate is 8. Percentage of occupancy is 79, 39.82% of houses are owner occupied and 38.82% of houses are renter occupied in West Palm Beach. There are 38.96 percent of one-unit detached, 8.80 percent of one-units attached, 3.49 percent of two-unit houses, 6.64 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.65 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 40.93 percent are available with one vehicle, 23.37 percent are available with two vehicles, 7.61 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 6.74 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of West Palm Beach rental homes or apartments are 20,573, occupied by Renter, The median value of West Palm Beach average rental rate is $1,451.

HousingUnits
Total housing units52,996
Occupied housing units41,678
Occupied housing units percent79
Rental vacancy rate8
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached20,649
1-unit attached4,662
2 units1,852
3 or 4 units3,521
Mobile home343
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied21,105
Renter-occupied20,573
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

West Palm Beach Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in West Palm Beach, Florida is $267,800, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.74 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.62 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 4.53 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 5.95 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 11.35 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 9.81 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 4.42 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 1.39 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000392
$50,000 to $99,999860
$100,000 to $149,9992,403
$150,000 to $199,9993,151
$200,000 to $299,9996,015
$300,000 to $499,9995,200
$500,000 to $999,9992,345
$1,000,000 or more739
Median (dollars)267,800
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

West Palm Beach Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,620, 0.44 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 0.84 percent pay between $500 to $999, 7.22 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 6.04 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 2.29 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 1.35 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 2.57 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $630, 1.54 percent of homes pay less than $250, 2.87 percent pays between $250 to $399, 4.49 percent pay between $400 to $599, 5.56 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.41 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 3.64 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500234
$500 to $999446
$1,000 to $1,4993,825
$1,500 to $1,9993,203
$2,000 to $2,4991,211
$2,500 to $2,999716
$3,000 or more1,363
Median (dollars)1,620
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250818
$250 to $3991,521
$400 to $5992,378
$600 to $7992,946
$800 to $999749
$1,000 or more1,929
Median (dollars)630
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

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