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West Palm Beach city, Florida

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West Palm Beach city, Florida
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 111,955
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 111,955
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 100,665
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 11.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 99,919
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 X
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 5,159
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 27.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 48.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $251,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,654
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $687
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,303
Building permits, 2020 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 41,511
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 80.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 33.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 90.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 81.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 34.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 64.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 60.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 390,811
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,698,809
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 343,333
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,282,100
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,939,538
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $28,846
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 23.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $54,334
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $33,839
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2019 X
Total employment, 2019 X
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 17,657
Men-owned firms, 2012 9,774
Women-owned firms, 2012 6,282
Minority-owned firms, 2012 7,311
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 9,574
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,546
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 15,091
Population per square mile, 2010 1,807.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 55.29
FIPS Code 1276600
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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