West Palm Beach

 The pulse of The Palm Beaches

"With tropical energy pulsing through its palm-lined streets, West Palm Beach is a hub of nightlife, entertainment, cultural attractions and recreation in The Palm Beaches.

"Start your adventure in the vibrant neighborhoods of downtown West Palm Beach. Overlooking sparkling Lake Worth Lagoon, Clematis Street is home to funky sidewalk cafes, colorful murals and buzzworthy bars. Hop on a free trolley to The Square, a shopping district and open-air plaza where it’s not unusual to stumble upon rousing events and live music also featuring Restoration Hardware. Venture a little farther to explore Antique Row and the candy-colored storefronts of Northwood Village, an eclectic enclave known for its art galleries and global cuisine. Bargain shoppers love Tangler Outlets Palm Beach, with savings on more than 100 name brands like Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Nike and Vera Bradley. You can also enjoy Grandview Public Market with 12 gourmet food vendors, their is something for everyone.

Art aficionados come for the museums and stay for the shows. View extensive collections of American, Chinese, contemporary and European pieces at the Norton Museum of Art. Walk through the jungle-like Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, where nine major sculptures are set amidst palms and tropical plants. Or take in a performance (concerts, comedy shows, ballets, operas and more) at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.   It’s hard to beat West Palm Beach for family fun. Sitting side by side just south of downtown, the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society and South Florida Science Center & Aquarium offer more up-close animal encounters and hands-on learning experiences.

It’s hard to beat West Palm Beach for family fun. Sitting side by side just south of downtown, the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society and South Florida Science Center & Aquarium offer more up-close animal encounters and hands-on learning experiences. 

 Plan your visit around our year-round calendar of amazing events, from SunFest to the Palm Beach International Boat Show. The South Florida Fair brings 17 days of midway rides, fair foods and live entertainment starting in mid-January, and February brings spring training to The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, where baseball lovers can watch top teams warm up for the MLB season.

For more ways to play, reserve your tee time at one of the area’s outstanding golf courses. And with so much going on in West Palm Beach, you may forget that some of the best beaches in Florida are just a short drive away"

 

 Source: ThePalmBeaches

Overview for West Palm Beach, FL

115,877 people live in West Palm Beach, where the median age is 40.4 and the average individual income is $36,247. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

115,877

Total Population

40.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$36,247

Average individual Income

Around West Palm Beach, FL

There's plenty to do around West Palm Beach, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
13
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ocean Breeze K&K Jamaican Restaurant, Hideout Kava Bar, and Soul Space Yoga & Wellness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.73 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.78 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.84 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.84 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.92 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.98 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for West Palm Beach, FL

West Palm Beach has 48,002 households, with an average household size of 2.35. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West Palm Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 115,877 people call West Palm Beach home. The population density is 2,153.1 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

115,877

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.4

Median Age

48.36 / 51.64%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
48,002

Total Households

2.35

Average Household Size

$36,247

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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Schools in West Palm Beach, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby West Palm Beach. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Belvedere Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Palm Beach Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Roosevelt Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
U. B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Cardinal Newman High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Mountaineers School Of Autism Inc
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
South Olive Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Forest Hill Community High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Pleasant City Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Renaissance Charter School At Cypress
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Westward Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Palmetto Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Grassy Waters Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Renaissance Charter School At West Palm Beach
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
University Preparatory Academy Palm Beach
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
St Juliana Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Alternative Program Central
PUBLIC
4th - 12th
No rating available
Northmore Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Egret Lake Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Northboro Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Palm Beach Lakes High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Bak Middle School Of The Arts
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
The Learning Center At The Els Center Of Excellence
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 9th
No rating available
Palm Beach Regional Detention Center
PUBLIC
4th - 12th
No rating available
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