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Population (year 2000): 82,103. Estimated population in July 2005: 97,498 (+18.8% change)
Males: 40,491 (49.3%), Females: 41,612 (50.7%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $36,774 (year 2000)
Median house value: $98,000 (year 2000)

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Races in West Palm Beach:

  • White Non-Hispanic (46.0%)
  • Black (32.2%)
  • Hispanic (18.2%)
  • Other race (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: West Indian (7.7%), German (7.4%), Irish (7.0%), English (6.1%), United States (5.2%), Italian (4.9%).Palm Beach, Florida

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 55.1 square miles

West

For population 25 years and over in West Palm Beach

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Palm Beach city

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

24.5% Foreign born (19.3% Latin America, 2.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +14,957 (+22.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (60.8 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (979.2 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Beach, FL Palm (1.8 miles Homes, FL (2.2 miles Westgate-Belvedere Cloud Lake, FL (2.5 miles) , Ridge, FL (2.6 miles Glen Circle, FL (3.3 miles Schall Park, FL (3.4 miles Mangonia Green, FL Lakeside (3.8 miles Club Estates, FL (3.9 miles Gun


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 397 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 1997: 488 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 1998: 480 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 1999: 516 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2000: 561 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2001: 515 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2002: 1372 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2003: 1544 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2004: 530 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2005: 369 buildings, average cost: $218,800

Latitude: 26.71 N, Longitude: 80.06 W

Area code: 561


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.2%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +38,905 (+47.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,221 (41.1%)


 

Crime in West Palm Beach by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 13 23 18 7 14
    per 100,000 15.8 28.0 21.9 8.5 17.1
Rapes 65 48 70 56 64
    per 100,000 79.2 58.5 85.3 68.2 78.0
Robberies 648 563 465 497 538
    per 100,000 789.3 685.7 566.4 605.3 655.3
Assaults 628 576 570 630 545
    per 100,000 764.9 701.6 694.2 767.3 663.8
Burglaries 2,026 1,749 1,610 1,729 1,474
    per 100,000 2467.6 2130.3 1961.0 2105.9 1795.3
Thefts 6,848 7,144 5,786 6,525 5,977
    per 100,000 8340.7 8701.3 7047.2 7947.3 7279.9
Auto thefts 1,685 1,293 1,275 1,159 1,267
    per 100,000 2052.3 1574.9 1552.9 1411.6 1543.2
1107.8 1020.6 908.2 949.1 917.9

Average climate in West Palm Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West

West Palm Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the West Palm Beach city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/13/1979, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Barrett Green - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Oct 29, 1977), Heath Evans - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Dec 30, 1978), Mike Wood - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Kansas City Royals, born: Apr 26, 1980), Phil Dawson - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Jan 23, 1975), Tim Harikkala - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Oakland Athletics, born: Jul 15, 1971), Bradley Mosley - College basketball player (South Florida Bulls), Jackie Manuel - College basketball player (North Carolina Tar Heels), Jason Chery - College football player (La Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns), Jean Francois - College basketball player (Georgia Southern Eagles), Louis Graham - College basketball player (Georgia Southern Eagles).

Main business address for: CRUZAN INTERNATIONAL, INC. (MALT BEVERAGES), HEARUSA INC (RETAIL-RETAIL STORES, NEC), JACUZZI BRANDS INC (HEATING EQUIP, EXCEPT ELEC & WARM AIR & PLUMBING FIXTURES), OCWEN FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS CORP (RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS), METROPOLITAN HEALTH NETWORKS INC (SERVICES-OFFICES & CLINICS OF DOCTORS OF MEDICINE), FLORIDA PUBLIC UTILITIES CO (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED), FIDELITY BANKSHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in West Palm Beach:
  • COLUMBIA HOSPITAL (2201 45 ST)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (1309 NORTH FLAGLER DRIVE)
  • OAKWOOD CENTER OF THE PALM BEACHES (1041 45TH ST)
  • SAINT MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER (901 46TH STREET)
  • WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (10101 FOREST HILL BLVD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Palm Beach:
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 4 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 45 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • MIAMI INTL (about 66 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Palm Beach:
  • PALM BEACH COUNTY PARK (about 9 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: LNA)
  • NORTH PALM BEACH COUNTY GENERAL AVIATION (about 14 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: F45)
  • BOCA RATON (about 24 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; ID: BCT)

Amtrak station:
WEST PALM BEACH (201 S. TAMARIND AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in West Palm Beach:
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (Full-time enrollment: 2,109; Location: 901 S. Flagler Drive PO BOX 24708; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY-FLORIDA EDUCATION CENTER (FT enrollment: 838; Location: 2600 N MILITARY TR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.northwood.edu)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-PALM BEACH (FT enrollment: 836; Location: 2410 Metrocentre Boulevard; Private, for-profit; Website: newenglandtech.com)
  • NURSE ASST TRG SCH INC DBA ACAD FOR PR NURS & HLTH (FT enrollment: 287; Location: 5154 OKEECHOBEE BLVD STE 201; Private, not-for-profit)
  • SOUTH COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 277; Location: 1760 N CONGRESS AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: southcollege.edu)
  • INSTITUTE OF CAREER EDUCATION (FT enrollment: 157; Location: 1750 45TH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vocedu.com)
  • COOPER CAREER INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 144; Location: 2247 PALM BEACH LAKES BLVD STE 110; Private, for-profit)
  • ROSS MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTER (FT enrollment: 46; Location: 1490 S MILITARY TR; Private, for-profit)
  • EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR HEALTH OCCUPATIONS (Location: 4632 FOREST HILL BLVD PMB 403; Private, for-profit)
  • AMERICAN TRAINING INSTITUTE (Location: 4365 OKEECHOBEE BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • SARAH PARKER MODELING AND MAKEUP ARTISTRY SCHOOL (Location: 410 DATURA ST; Private, for-profit; Website: SarahParkerModels.com)
  • GOLD COAST SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 1756 N CONGRESS AVE STE 200; Private, for-profit)
  • TOTAL NAILS ACADEMY INC (Location: 2601 S MILITARY TR STE 30A; Private, for-profit)
  • TONY SYLVESTERS ABC OF BARTENDING (Location: 1711 WOTHINGTON RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near West Palm Beach:
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; Full-time enrollment: 8,390)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 23 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 37 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 43 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; FT PIERCE, FL; FT enrollment: 6,149)
Public high schools in West Palm Beach:
  • PALM BEACH LAKES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,597; Location: 3505 SHILOH DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FOREST HILL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,538; Location: 6901 PARKER AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ALEXANDER W. DREYFOOS, JUNIOR SCHOOL (Students: 1,321; Location: 501 S SAPODILLA AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • SURVIVORS CHARTER SCHOOL, INC. (Students: 317; Location: 1310 N CONGRESS AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • G-STAR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS (Students: 156; Location: 2030 S CONGRESS AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in West Palm Beach:
  • JEFFERSON DAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,807; Location: 1560 KIRK ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WESTERN PINES COMMUNITY MIDDLE (Students: 1,621; Location: 5949 140TH AVENUE N; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OKEEHEELEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,569; Location: 2200 PINEHURST DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BAK MIDDLE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS (Students: 1,352; Location: 3701 NORTH SHORE DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,325; Location: 1900 AUSTRALIAN AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JEAGA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,205; Location: 3777 N JOG ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FOREST HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,110; Location: 5555 PURDY LANE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SEMINOLE TRAILS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,094; Location: 4075 WILLOW POND ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GOLDEN GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,092; Location: 5959 140TH AVENUE, N; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BEAR LAKES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,013; Location: 3505 SHENANDOAH ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
Library in West Palm Beach:
  • LIBRARY COOPERATIVE OF THE PALM BEACHES (Operating income: $31,344,674; Location: 3650 SUMMIT BLVD.; 1,506,094 books; 69,279 audio materials; 57,517 video materials; 10,994 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in West Palm Beach: Central Square (A), City Square (B), Palm Coast Plaza (C), Belmart Shopping Plaza (D), University of Palm Beach Library (E), West Palm Beach Public Library (F), E C Blomeyer Library - Palm Beach Atlantic College (G).

Shopping Centers: Palm Beach Mall (1), Cross County Mall (2), Southdale Shopping Center (3), Miramar Park Associates Shopping Center (4).

Churches in West Palm Beach include: Church of the Holy Apostles (A), Church of the Nazarene of West Palm Beach (B), Crossroads Baptist Church (C), Gold Coast Baptist Church (D), Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (E), Belvedere Baptist Church (F), Gospel Tabernacle Church (G), Royal Poinciana Chapel (H).

Cemeteries: Woodlawn Cemetery (1), Hillcrest Memorial Park (2), Glenwood Memorial Cemetery (3), Shalow Memorial Park (4), Royal Palm Memorial Gardens (5).

Lakes: Clear Lake (A), Mangonia, Lake (B), Square Lake (C).

Parks in West Palm Beach include: Lincoln Park (1), South Olive Park (2), Flamingo Park (3).


West Palm Beach compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in West Palm Beach:
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WMNE (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWRF (1380 AM; 1 kW; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • WBZT (1230 AM; 1 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LANTANA, FL; Owner: OMNI-LINGUAL BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in West Palm Beach:
  • W270AD (101.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WRLX (92.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZR (94.3 FM; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJBW-FM (106.3 FM; JUPITER, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W296AW (107.1 FM; MANGONIA PARK, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • W262AE (100.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around West Palm Beach:
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBWP-LP (Channel 57; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: H&R PRODUCTION GROUP, LLC)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • W47BG (Channel 47; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CING., INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

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