West Palm Beach, FL Demographics

The total population of West Palm Beach is estimated to be 117,588 with 56,854 males (48.35%) and 60,734 females (51.65%). There are 3,880 more females than males in West Palm Beach.
The median household income in West Palm Beach was $61,124 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 749(1.21%) from $61,873 in 2020. This income is 81.93% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, West Palm Beach sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $77,934. Overall, the median household income for the city of West Palm Beach stands at $71,138.
In West Palm Beach, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $47,075 for males and $32,433 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $64,050 for males and $45,272 for females.
In West Palm Beach, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $83,333, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $58,412.
In 2022, the population of West Palm Beach was 120,932, a 2.58% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, West Palm Beach's population was 117,891, an increase of 0.34% compared to a population of 117,492 in 2020.
The median age in West Palm Beach, FL is 40.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 14.07% were under the age of 15, 21.30% aged 15 to 29, 44.89% aged 30 to 64, 16.82% aged 65 to 84, and 2.93% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of West Palm Beach population: 52.28% are White, 33.84% are Black or African American, 0.02% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.16% are Asian, 0.01% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 4.16% are some other race and 7.53% are multiracial.