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Royal Palm Estates, Florida - Basic Facts

The Royal Palm Estates Census Designated Place had a population of 3,130 as of July 1, 2017. Royal Palm Estates ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Royal Palm Estates is located at latitude 26.6814 and longitude -80.1264 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the Royal Palm Estates Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Royal Palm Estates Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403495) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Royal Palm Estates Census Designated Place is located within West Palm Beach CCD of Palm Beach County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Royal Palm Estates population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Royal Palm Estates, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,130
Daytime Population: Workers 379
Daytime Population: Residents 1,638
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,017
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 3,024
Population in Familes 2,469
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 3,765
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $39,344
Average Household Income $44,868
Per Capita Income $14,727


Total Housing Units 1,056 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 366 (34.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 567 (53.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $126,108
Average Home Value $174,041


Total Households 933
Average Household Size 3.24
Family Households 699
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.66%
Households 0.38% 0.59%
Families 0.3% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Royal Palm Estates, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Royal Palm Estates to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 572 38th
Population Density # 190 79th
Diversity Index # 23 98th
Median Household Income # 672 27th
Per Capita Income # 862 6th

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