Palm Beach County

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Palm Beach County, Florida

301 N Olive Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 355-2001
Fax: (561) 355-3990

On south-central Atlantic coast, north of Fort Lauderdale; organized Apr 30, 1909 from Dade County. Name Origin: For the coconut palms that are common in the area

Area (sq mi):: 2386.33 (land 1974.11; water 412.22) Population per square mile: 642.60
Population 2005: 1,268,548 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 12.10%; 1990-2000 31.00% Population 2000: 1,131,184 (White 70.60%; Black or African American 13.80%; Hispanic or Latino 12.40%; Asian 1.50%; Other 5.70%). Foreign born: 17.40%. Median age: 41.80
Income 2000: per capita $28,801; median household $45,062; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $43,102-$44,050
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 25.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • West Palm Beach County seat (95,344)
  • Boca Raton (78,069)
  • Boynton Beach (64,775)
  • Delray Beach (64,150)
  • Wellington (49,976)
  • Jupiter (46,752)
  • Palm Beach Gardens (44,315)
  • Lake Worth (35,485)
  • Riviera Beach (32,522)
  • Greenacres (32,019)
  • Royal Palm Beach (30,371)
  • Belle Glade (15,318)
  • Palm Springs (14,690)
  • North Palm Beach (12,645)
  • Lantana (10,389)

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