West Palm Beach, FL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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West Palm Beach, Florida Info Snack

Population
111,006
Unemployment
7.2%
Poverty
17.0%
Median Home
$263,400
Median Income
$54,603
Median Rent
$1,381

West Palm Beach SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

West Palm Beach, FL Crime Report

4,725
Total Crimes
4,171.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
77.81%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
West Palm Beach
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,725 4,171.5 2,153.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 863 761.9 383.6 387.8
Murder 18 15.9 5.9 6.5
Robbery 231 203.9 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 538 475.0 280.1 279.7
Property Crime 3,862 3,409.6 1,769.4 1,958.2
Burglary 452 399.1 240.6 314.2
Larceny 2,967 2,619.5 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 443 391.1 176.1 246.0

West Palm Beach, FL Cost Of Living

107
West Palm Beach's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense West Palm Beach Florida National Average
Overall 107 98 100
Services 97 99 100
Groceries 119 107 100
Health 102 98 100
Housing 111 96 100
Transportation 111 102 100
Utilities 99 106 100

West Palm Beach, FL Photos

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West Palm Beach Skyline
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Australian Avenue Skyline
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Rankings for West Palm Beach in Florida

Map Of West Palm Beach, FL

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Population over time in West Palm Beach

Year Population % Change
2020 111,006 2.4%
2019 108,365 1.5%
2018 106,805 1.7%
2017 104,978 1.3%
2016 103,588 1.3%
2015 102,283 1.5%
2014 100,778 1.0%
2013 99,803 1.0%
2012 98,795 1.0%
2011 97,798 -

Race / Ethnicity in West Palm Beach

White
39.3% (43,587)
African American
33.2% (36,905)
American Indian
0.0% (7)
Asian
2.1% (2,279)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (569)
Two Or More
1.9% (2,121)
Hispanic
23.0% (25,538)
Race West Palm Beach FL USA
White 39.3% 53.4% 60.1%
African American 33.2% 15.2% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 2.1% 2.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 23.0% 25.8% 18.2%

Gender in West Palm Beach

Female
51.8% (57,548)
Male
48.2% (53,458)
Gender West Palm Beach FL USA
Female 51.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in West Palm Beach for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (7,770)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (6,660)
High School / GED
24.0% (26,641)
Some College
18.0% (19,981)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (11,100)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (23,311)
Master's Degree
10.0% (11,100)
Professional Degree
3.0% (3,330)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,110)
Education West Palm Beach FL USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For West Palm Beach, Florida

Less than $10,000
7.3% (812,374)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (567,067)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.3% (1,033,126)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (1,131,350)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (1,583,232)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (1,907,777)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.5% (1,387,037)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.9% (1,428,554)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.6% (623,774)
$200,000 or more
5.6% (626,305)
Income West Palm Beach FL USA
Less than $10,000 7.3% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 4.2% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.3% 9.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 9.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 13.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.5% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.9% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.6% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.6% 6.4% 8.3%

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