StatisticWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,92541091
Median age39.641.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%38%43%
Speak English69%72%79%
Speak Spanish20%21%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Palm Beach is 369% higher than Florida
  • The median age in West Palm Beach is 5% lower than Florida
  • In West Palm Beach 59.42% of the population is White
  • In West Palm Beach 32.94% of the population is Black
  • In West Palm Beach 2.77% of the population is Asian

Compare West Palm Beach, FL Demographics


      West Palm Beach population breakdown by race

      RaceWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
      American Indian0.08%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.10%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race1.65%2.48%3.06%
      Other race3.04%2.54%4.75%
      In West Palm Beach, 22.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      West Palm Beach age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The West Palm Beach, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).