Income/capita 3%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 34%
IndexRoyal Palm BeachFloridaNational
Income per capita$28,830$27,598$29,829
Median household income$68,091$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,306$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$60,678$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$37,541$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$31,409$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level8.3%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Royal Palm Beach is 3% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Royal Palm Beach is 23% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Royal Palm Beach is 34% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Royal Palm Beach is 45% lower than the national average

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      Royal Palm Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.9%1.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%5.2%
      Wholesale & retail services22.9%18.8%
      Public administration6.5%4.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%2.2%
      Education, health & social services9.9%35.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Manalapan, FL270$209,375278%
      Golf, FL213$188,750241%
      Gulf Stream, FL660$183,125231%
      Palm Beach, FL8,501$115,050108%
      Wellington, FL61,371$83,27051%
      Royal Palm Beach, FL36,829$68,09123%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Plant City, FL36,830$45,89217%
      Oakville, MO36,838$78,99343%
      Lake Worth, FL36,838$36,03935%
      Beloit, WI36,812$37,77932%
      Lynnwood, WA36,861$53,3084%
      Royal Palm Beach, FL36,829$68,09123%
      Source: The Royal Palm Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).