StatisticSouthwestWest Palm BeachFlorida
Population2,360104,97821,477,737
Population density (sq mi)1,6711,925410
Median age33.939.641.6
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a44%54%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%37%38%
Speak Englishn/a69%72%
Speak Spanishn/a20%21%

Key findings

  • The population density in Southwest is 13% lower than West Palm Beach
  • The median age in Southwest is 14% lower than West Palm Beach
  • In Southwest 88.66% of the population is White
  • In Southwest 5.90% of the population is Black
  • In Southwest 1.78% of the population is Asian

Compare West Palm Beach, FL Demographics

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      Southwest population breakdown by race

      RaceSouthwestWest Palm BeachFlorida
      White88.66%59.42%75.90%
      Black5.90%32.94%16.14%
      Asian1.78%2.77%2.61%
      American Indian0.00%0.08%0.27%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.10%0.06%
      Mixed race1.46%1.65%2.48%
      Other race2.20%3.04%2.54%
      In Southwest, 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

      Southwest age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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