Royal Palm Beach, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Royal Palm Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The Village of Royal Palm Beach had a population of 38,158 as of July 1, 2018. Royal Palm Beach 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 Beach is located at latitude 26.6995 and longitude -80.2284 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Royal Palm Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Village of Royal Palm Beach (GNIS ID: 2407540) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

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Royal Palm Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 38,158
Population in Households 37,978
Population in Familes 33,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density2 3,424
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $74,070
Average Household Income $88,831
Per Capita Income $29,823


Total Housing Units 13,748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,075 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,589 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,084 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $258,877
Average Home Value $274,198


Total Households 12,664
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 9,856
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.36% 1.53%
Households 1.12% 1.35%
Families 1.05% 1.34%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

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

The table below compares Royal Palm Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 100 89th
Population Density # 217 76th
Diversity Index # 126 86th
Median Household Income # 122 87th
Per Capita Income # 375 59th

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