West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL

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2019 Population
161,108
0.611% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
38.5
1.28% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
19.9%
3.6% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$48,747
5.74% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$190,600
10.7% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
72,009
1.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL had a population of 161k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $48,747. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL grew from 160,130 to 161,108, a 0.611% increase and its median household income grew from $46,099 to $48,747, a 5.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (33.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.2%), White (Hispanic) (24.9%), Other (Hispanic) (2.74%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%). 38.3% of the households in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 83.4% of the residents in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL are Palm Beach Atlantic University (831 degrees awarded in 2019), Florida Career College-West Palm Beach (450 degrees), and Southeastern College-West Palm Beach (327 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was $190,600, and the homeownership rate was 50.8%. Most people in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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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Start Year
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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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Diversity

West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL is home to a population of 161k people, from which 83.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 96.3% of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL residents were born outside of the country (155k people).

In 2019, there were 1 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.6k people) in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 53.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 40.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL are Spanish (38,709 speakers), Haitian (10,585 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,096 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    53.6k ± 1.97k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    53.5k ± 1.8k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    40.2k ± 2.37k
29.5%
Hispanic Population
47.6k people

In 2019, there were 1 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.6k people) in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 53.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 40.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.5% of the people in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL are hispanic (47.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    38,709 speakers (25.8%)
  2. Haitian
    10,585 speakers (7.06%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,096 speakers (0.731%)

38.3% of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, 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 West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was Spanish. 25.8% of the overall population of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL are native Spanish speakers. 7.06% speak Haitian and 0.731% speak French (Incl. Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

96.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
155k people
30.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
48.3k people

As of 2019, 96.3% of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL residents (155k 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 West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was 30.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.9

In 2019, the median age of all people in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was 38.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Haiti
    8,378 ± 2,188 people
  2. Jamaica
    6,662 ± 1,962 people
  3. Cuba
    5,846 ± 1,843 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was Haiti, the natal country of 8,378 West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL residents, followed by Jamaica with 6,662 and Cuba with 5,846.

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Citizenship

83.4%
2019 Citizenship
83.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 83.4% of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was 83.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,307 ± 273
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    867 ± 234
  3. Korea
    725 ± 163

West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL is $48,747. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was Weston, Pembroke Pines (Northwest) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $117,142, followed by Wellington Village & Agricultural Reserve PUMA, FL and Coral Gables City, Pinecrest Village & Kendall (South) PUMA, FL, with respective values of $101,322 and $97,491.

Males in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL have an average income that is 1.19 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,206. The income inequality in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL employs 72k people. The largest industries in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL are Construction (5,902 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,900 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,213 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($180,986), Independent artists, writers, and performers ($156,462), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($139,830).

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,747
2019 value
± $1,484
5.74%
1 Year Growth
± 4.06%

Households in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL have a median annual income of $48,747, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,099 in 2018, which represents a 5.74% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$53,612
Average Male Salary in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL
± $9,391
$45,206
Average Female Salary in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL
± $7,567

In 2019, full-time male employees in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL made 1.19 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL
  1. Asian
    $56,429 ± $59,677
  2. White
    $51,467 ± $8,553
  3. Black
    $34,260 ± $5,048

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL.

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Wage Distribution

0.476
2019 Wage GINI in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL
0.475
2018 Wage GINI in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL

In 2019, the income inequality in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.219% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was Weston, Pembroke Pines (Northwest) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $117,142, followed by Wellington Village & Agricultural Reserve PUMA, FL and Coral Gables City, Pinecrest Village & Kendall (South) PUMA, FL, with respective values of $101,322 and $97,491.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, 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

19.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL (31.4k out of 158k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

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
    16,504 ± 1,042
  2. Hispanic
    13,695 ± 1,020
  3. Black
    12,314 ± 939

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, 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

72k
2019 Value
1.1%
1 Year growth
± 1.1%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 71.2k employees to 72k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL, are Retail salespersons (2,285 people), Waiters & waitresses (2,038 people), and Landscaping and groundskeeping workers (1,894 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons (2,285 people), Waiters & waitresses (2,038 people), and Landscaping and groundskeeping workers (1,894 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Urban & regional planners (8.04 times higher than expected), Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges (6.76 times), and Doortodoor sales workers, news & street vendors, & related workers (6.12 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($227,432), Physicians ($210,163), and Dentists ($188,488).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

72k
2019 Value
1.1%
1 Year growth
± 1.1%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 71.2k employees to 72k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL, are Construction (5,902 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,900 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,213 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL, though some of these residents may live in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, 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 West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL, by number of employees, are Construction (5,902 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,900 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,213 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL has an unusually high number of Aerospace products & parts manufacturing (6.09 times higher than expected), Landscaping services (4.14 times), and Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production & processing (3.55 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL, by average salary, are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($180,986), Independent artists, writers, and performers ($156,462), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($139,830).

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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

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$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 Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 49% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (47.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.2%). 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.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Florida
49% for the Republican 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 (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL awarded 2,291 degrees. The student population of Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL is skewed towards women, with 1,985 male students and 4,740 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL are Black or African American (779 and 34.6%), followed by White (708 and 31.4%), Hispanic or Latino (564 and 25%), and Unknown (114 and 5.06%).

The largest universities in Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL by number of degrees awarded are Palm Beach Atlantic University (831 and 36.3%), Florida Career College-West Palm Beach (450 and 19.6%), and Southeastern College-West Palm Beach (327 and 14.3%).

The most popular majors in Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL are Medical Assistant (304 and 13.3%), Registered Nursing (229 and 10%), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (163 and 7.11%).

The median tuition costs in Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL are $31,920 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 286 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 140 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 104 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was Medical Assistant with 286 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 831 degrees awarded
  2. 450 degrees awarded
  3. 327 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$31,920
Median Private

In 2019, the Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Palm Beach Atlantic University with 831 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

695
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,596
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 695 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL, which is 0.435 times less than the 1,596 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    779 degrees awarded
  2. White
    708 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    564 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Palm Beach County (East)--West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was Black or African American students. These 779 degrees mean that there were 1.1 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 708 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL was $190,600 in 2019, which is 0.793 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $172,100 to $190,600, a 10.7% increase. The homeownership rate in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL is 50.8%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$190,600
2019 Median
± $6,577
$172,100
2018 Median
± $5,205

In 2019, the median property value in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL grew to to $190,600 from the previous year's value of $172,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, 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 West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$48,747
Median Household Income
± $1,484
59.6k
Number of Households
± 1,645

In 2019, the median household income of the 59.6k households in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL grew to $48,747 from the previous year's value of $46,099.

The following chart displays the households in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, 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 West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

50.8%
2019 Homeownership
51%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 50.8% of the housing units in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 51%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.83% of the workforce in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (76.1%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.18%)

In 2019, 76.1% of workers in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (5.18%).

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 West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

81.5% of the population of West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL has health coverage, with 33.9% on employee plans, 19.7% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 1.23% 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 Florida see 1385 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.435% increase from the previous year (1379 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1645 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 592 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

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1,385 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Florida

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,385 patients per year. This represents a 0.435% increase from the previous year (1,379 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Florida 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

18.5%
Uninsured
33.9%
Employer Coverage
19.7%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
1.23%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, FL declined by 2.04% from 18.9% to 18.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in West Palm Beach City (Southeast) & Palm Beach Town PUMA, 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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