Palm Beach County, FL

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2019 Population
1.5M
0.729% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
45.2
0.668% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
12.2%
5.09% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$66,623
7.99% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$311,300
3.84% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
709,866
2.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Palm Beach County, FL had a population of 1.5M people with a median age of 45.2 and a median household income of $66,623. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Palm Beach County, FL grew from 1.49M to 1.5M, a 0.729% increase and its median household income grew from $61,691 to $66,623, a 7.99% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Palm Beach County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.2%), White (Hispanic) (19.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.74%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.27%). 33.3% of the households in Palm Beach County, FL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

87.8% of the residents in Palm Beach County, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Palm Beach County, FL are Florida Atlantic University (8,210 degrees awarded in 2019), Palm Beach State College (7,388 degrees), and Lynn University (855 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Palm Beach County, FL was $311,300, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%. Most people in Palm Beach County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Palm Beach County, FL was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Palm Beach County, FL is home to a population of 1.5M people, from which 87.8% are citizens. As of 2019, 74.2% of Palm Beach County, FL residents were born outside of the country (1.11M people).

In 2019, there were 2.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (796k people) in Palm Beach County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 288k White (Hispanic) and 275k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Palm Beach County, FL are Spanish (272,992 speakers), Haitian (92,475 speakers), and Portuguese (19,254 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Palm Beach County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    796k ± 2.19k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    288k ± 7.48k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    275k ± 4.47k
23.4%
Hispanic Population
350k people

In 2019, there were 2.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (796k people) in Palm Beach County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 288k White (Hispanic) and 275k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

23.4% of the people in Palm Beach County, FL are hispanic (350k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Palm Beach County, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    272,992 speakers (19.2%)
  2. Haitian
    92,475 speakers (6.51%)
  3. Portuguese
    19,254 speakers (1.36%)

33.3% of Palm Beach County, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Palm Beach County, FL was Spanish. 19.2% of the overall population of Palm Beach County, FL are native Spanish speakers. 6.51% speak Haitian and 1.36% speak Portuguese, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

74.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.11M people
24.3%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
362k people

As of 2019, 74.2% of Palm Beach County, FL residents (1.11M people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Palm Beach County, FL was 24.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Palm Beach County, FL was 45.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Palm Beach County, FL are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Palm Beach County, FL residents was 45.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,040,032 ± 24,424 people
  2. Haiti
    356,045 ± 14,528 people
  3. Colombia
    294,743 ± 13,237 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,040,032 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 356,045 and Colombia with 294,743.

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Citizenship

87.8%
2019 Citizenship
87.8%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 87.8% of Palm Beach County, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Palm Beach County, FL was 87.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    25,135 ± 2,039
  2. Korea
    9,950 ± 1,681
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    9,073 ± 1,763

Palm Beach County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Florida, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Florida (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Florida. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Florida across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Palm Beach County, FL is $66,623. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Palm Beach County, FL was Census Tract 35.07 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 59.37 and Census Tract 35.04, with respective values of $225,375 and $197,917.

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,953. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Palm Beach County, FL employs 710k people. The largest industries in Palm Beach County, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (103,317 people), Retail Trade (85,687 people), and Construction (60,534 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,062), Finance & Insurance ($61,326), and Public Administration ($59,830).

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,623
2019 value
± $1,292
7.99%
1 Year Growth
± 2.8%

Households in Palm Beach County, FL have a median annual income of $66,623, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $61,691 in 2018, which represents a 7.99% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,131
Average Male Salary in Florida
± $864
$46,953
Average Female Salary in Florida
± $580

In 2019, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Florida
  1. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $73,034 ± $38,489
  2. Asian
    $62,006 ± $3,904
  3. White
    $51,912 ± $575

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Florida.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Palm Beach County, FL is from Florida.
0.473
2019 Wage GINI in Florida
0.474
2018 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2019, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.332% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Florida across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 35.07
  2. Census Tract 59.37
  3. Census Tract 35.04

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Palm Beach County, FL was Census Tract 35.07 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 59.37 and Census Tract 35.04, with respective values of $225,375 and $197,917.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Palm Beach County, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Palm Beach County, FL (176k out of 1.44M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    107,985 ± 2,527
  2. Hispanic
    57,022 ± 1,991
  3. Black
    51,608 ± 1,875

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Palm Beach County, FL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

710k
2019 Value
± 16,236
2.5%
1 Year growth
± 3.19%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Palm Beach County, FL grew at a rate of 2.5%, from 693k employees to 710k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Palm Beach County, FL, are Management Occupations (84,201 people), Sales & Related Occupations (83,130 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (68,974 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Palm Beach County, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Palm Beach County, FL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (84,201 people), Sales & Related Occupations (83,130 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (68,974 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Palm Beach County, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (1.62 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.56 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Palm Beach County, FL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($82,002), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($80,578), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($76,776).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

710k
2019 Value
± 16,236
2.5%
1 Year growth
± 3.19%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Palm Beach County, FL grew at a rate of 2.5%, from 693k employees to 710k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Palm Beach County, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (103,317 people), Retail Trade (85,687 people), and Construction (60,534 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Palm Beach County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Palm Beach County, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Palm Beach County, FL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (103,317 people), Retail Trade (85,687 people), and Construction (60,534 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Palm Beach County, FL has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.75 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.61 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Palm Beach County, FL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($85,062), Finance & Insurance ($61,326), and Public Administration ($59,830).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $60.7B
  2. $55.2B
  3. $51.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $60.7B, followed by Electronics ($55.2B) and Gasoline ($51.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Florida.
$583B
2018 Value in Florida
$1.45T
Projected 2045 Value in Florida
149% growth

In 2018, total outbound Florida trade was $583B. This is expected to increase 149% to $1.45T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $22.2B
  2. $19.3B
  3. $15B

In 2018, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $22.2B, followed by Texas with $19.3B and California and $15B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Palm Beach County, FL went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 56.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.1%), followed by Other (2.3%). The most partisan county was Holmes County, FL with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Palm Beach County, FL
56.6% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Florida
  1. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Florida was Holmes County, FL with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Florida colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Palm Beach County, FL awarded 20,933 degrees. The student population of Palm Beach County, FL is skewed towards women, with 31,020 male students and 45,115 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Palm Beach County, FL are White (7,849 and 38.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5,568 and 27.5%), Black or African American (4,922 and 24.3%), and Asian (660 and 3.26%).

The largest universities in Palm Beach County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Florida Atlantic University (8,210 and 39.2%), Palm Beach State College (7,388 and 35.3%), and Lynn University (855 and 4.08%).

The most popular majors in Palm Beach County, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (4,340 and 20.7%), Registered Nursing (1,087 and 5.19%), and General Business Administration & Management (1,071 and 5.12%).

The median tuition costs in Palm Beach County, FL are $31,920 for private four year colleges, and $2,473 and $11,543 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 486 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 484 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 483 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Palm Beach County, FL was General Psychology with 486 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Palm Beach County, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 8,210 degrees awarded
  2. 7,388 degrees awarded
  3. 855 degrees awarded
$2,473
Median In-State Public
$31,920
Median Private

In 2019, the Palm Beach County, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Florida Atlantic University with 8,210 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

7,816
Degrees Awarded to Men
13,117
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 7,816 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Palm Beach County, FL, which is 0.596 times less than the 13,117 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Palm Beach County, FL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,849 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5,568 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    4,922 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Palm Beach County, FL was White students. These 7,849 degrees mean that there were 1.41 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 5,568 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Palm Beach County, FL was $311,300 in 2019, which is 1.29 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $299,800 to $311,300, a 3.84% increase. The homeownership rate in Palm Beach County, FL is 69.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Palm Beach County, FL have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Palm Beach County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$311,300
2019 Median
± $6,055
$299,800
2018 Median
± $5,807

In 2019, the median property value in Palm Beach County, FL grew to to $311,300 from the previous year's value of $299,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Palm Beach County, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Palm Beach County, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$66,623
Median Household Income
± $1,292
569k
Number of Households
± 12,705

In 2019, the median household income of the 569k households in Palm Beach County, FL grew to $66,623 from the previous year's value of $61,691.

The following chart displays the households in Palm Beach County, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Palm Beach County, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Palm Beach County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

69.5%
2019 Homeownership
70.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 69.5% of the housing units in Palm Beach County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Palm Beach County, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Palm Beach County, FL have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 2.58% of the workforce in Palm Beach County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (77%)
  2. Carpooled (9.17%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.18%)

In 2019, 77% of workers in Palm Beach County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.17%) and those who worked at home (8.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Palm Beach County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Palm Beach County, FL have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

86.1% of the population of Palm Beach County, FL has health coverage, with 37.7% on employee plans, 12.8% on Medicaid, 19% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 1.02% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Florida was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach County, FL see 1262 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1263 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1328 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Glades County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21%). Additionally, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,262 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Palm Beach County, FL

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach County, FL see an average of 1,262 patients per year. This represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1,263 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Palm Beach County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Florida
$4,606
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,175
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,229
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

13.9%
Uninsured
37.7%
Employer Coverage
12.8%
Medicaid
19%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
1.02%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Palm Beach County, FL grew by 1.54% from 13.7% to 13.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Palm Beach County, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 21% prevalence
  2. 20.5% prevalence
  3. 17.8% prevalence

Glades County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 21%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Florida by county over multiple years.

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