Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL

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2022 Population
116,470
2.86% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
46.9
0.846% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
9.14%
0.0509% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$76,826
9.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$384,700
16.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL had a population of 116k people with a median age of 46.9 and a median household income of $76,826. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL grew from 113,229 to 116,470, a 2.86% increase and its median household income grew from $69,966 to $76,826, a 9.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.2%), White (Hispanic) (8.75%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.19%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.79%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.33%).

36.9% of the households in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

87.1% of the residents in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL are Boca Beauty Academy (376 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL was $384,700, and the homeownership rate was 76.5%.

Most people in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL is home to a population of 116k people, from which 87.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 31% of Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL residents were born outside of the country (36.2k people).

In 2022, there were 7.22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.6k people) in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.2k White (Hispanic) and 8.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL are Spanish (16,914 households), Portuguese (10,009 households), and Hebrew (2,014 households).

Citizenship

87.1%
2022 Citizenship
87.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 87.1% of Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL was 87.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    73.6k ± 2.94k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 1.16k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    8.38k ± 1.74k
19.1%
Hispanic Population
22.2k people

In 2022, there were 7.22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.6k people) in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.2k White (Hispanic) and 8.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.1% of the people in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL are hispanic (22.2k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

31%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
36.2k people
30.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
34.4k people

As of 2022, 31% of Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL residents (36.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL was 30.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    16,914 households (15.3%)
  2. Portuguese
    10,009 households (9.06%)
  3. Hebrew
    2,014 households (1.82%)

36.9% of the households in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL was Spanish. 15.3% of the households in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,409 ± 272
  2. Korea
    798 ± 252
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    527 ± 176

Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL employs 47.1k people. The largest industries in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL are Construction (3,160 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,031 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (1,904 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($262,800), Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers ($250,760), and Offices of physicians ($192,570).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
20,741
Women
45.5%
24,841
Men
54.5%

The workforce of Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL in 2020 was 45,582 people, with 45.5% woman, and 54.5% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL.

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Occupations

47.1k
2022 Value
0.691%
1 Year growth
± 0.691%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 0.691%, from 46.7k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL, are Chief executives & legislators (1,640 people), Retail salespersons (1,616 people), and Other managers (1,492 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industries

47.1k
2022 Value
0.691%
1 Year growth
± 0.691%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 0.691%, from 46.7k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL, are Construction (3,160 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,031 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (1,904 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL, though some of these residents may live in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$57,525
Median earning men ± $2,440
$37,433
Median earning women ± $3,625

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($92,011), Public Administration ($85,063), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,131).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,322), Public Administration ($52,902), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,430).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

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 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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 28 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 2022, universities in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL awarded 376 degrees. The student population of Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5 male students and 106 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL are White (126 and 33.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (113 and 30.1%), Black or African American (96 and 25.6%), and Unknown (27 and 7.2%).

The largest universities in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL by number of degrees awarded are Boca Beauty Academy (376 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL are Master Aesthetician (114 and 30.3%), Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts (64 and 17%), and General Cosmetology (61 and 16.2%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.631% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.854% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (24.5k), High School or Equivalent (17.8k), and Graduate Degree (17.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL was $384,700 in 2022, which is 1.36 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $329,600 to $384,700, a 16.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL is 76.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL is $76,826. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL was Broward County (West) Weston, Sunrise (S), Davie (W) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $132,692, followed by St. Johns County (Northwest) PUMA, FL and Broward County (NNW)--Coral Springs (North), Parkland, & Coconut Creek (North) Cities PUMA, FL, with respective values of $130,719 and $119,820.

Property

$384,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,984
$34,890
Median Property Taxes
±$1,501

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.5%
Homeownership
2022
63.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.5% of the housing units in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL was Broward County (West) Weston, Sunrise (S), Davie (W) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $132,692, followed by St. Johns County (Northwest) PUMA, FL and Broward County (NNW)--Coral Springs (North), Parkland, & Coconut Creek (North) Cities PUMA, FL, with respective values of $130,719 and $119,820.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$76,826
Median Household Income
± $3,852
45.6k
Number of Households
± 1,733

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.6k households in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL grew to $76,826 from the previous year's value of $69,966.

The following chart displays the households in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.527
2022 Wage GINI in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL
0.523
2021 Wage GINI in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL

In 2022, the income inequality in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL was 0.527 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.7% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.4%)
  3. Carpooled (7.17%)

In 2022, 70.5% of workers in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.4%) and those who carpooled to work (7.17%).

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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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.7% of the workforce in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL (10.5k out of 115k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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Health

89.1% of the population of Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL has health coverage, with 40% on employee plans, 8.92% on Medicaid, 20.5% on Medicare, 19.1% on non-group plans, and 0.593% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Florida see 1372 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1385 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1631 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 546 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,372 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Florida

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,372 patients per year. This represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1,385 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 13.3% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.9%
Uninsured
40%
Employer Coverage
8.92%
Medicaid
20.5%
Medicare
19.1%
Non-Group
0.593%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Palm Beach County (West of Boca Raton City) PUMA, FL declined by 0.781% from 10.9% to 10.9%.

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