|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West Palm Beach is 117,286. West Palm Beach, Florida is the 243rd largest city in the US.
West Palm Beach is located entirely in Palm Beach County.
The current population of West Palm Beach (117,286) is it's peak population.
West Palm Beach has grown 41.5% since the 2000. West Palm Beach, Florida is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 76% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
West Palm Beach has a population density of 1,807.1 people per square mile.
|243||West Palm Beach||117,286||41.5%|
|238||College Station, Texas||120,019||74.1%|
|240||Wilmington, North Carolina||117,643||31.0%|
|241||North Charleston, South Carolina||117,472||43.8%|
|243||West Palm Beach, Florida||117,286||41.5%|
|247||West Jordan, Utah||116,541||46.6%|
The total voting age population of West Palm Beach, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 75,426. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.6% of the residents of West Palm Beach are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West Palm Beach are 58.2% White, 34.4% Black, 3.1% Other, 2.1% Asian, 2.1% Two or more races and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 25.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In West Palm Beach, 16.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.9%. On a per-household basis, 11.5% of families are below the poverty line in West Palm Beach.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.4% of West Palm Beach residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.6% of West Palm Beach residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 34.4% have a bachelor's degree and 14.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West Palm Beach residents aged 5 and older, 33.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 21.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 9.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West Palm Beach is 7.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West Palm Beach, 11.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West Palm Beach is $54,334.
In West Palm Beach, 48.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 51.2% of housing units in West Palm Beach.
Of all the housing units in West Palm Beach, 7.4% of them were build before 1940.
In West Palm Beach, 28.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 14,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West Palm Beach is $1,303.
In West Palm Beach, 81.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.