Royal Palm Beach, Florida

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Royal Palm Beach, Florida

Introduction to Royal Palm Beach, Florida

Royal Palm Beach, Florida, in Palm Beach county, is 11 miles W of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center) and 64 miles N of Miami, Florida. The village benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the West Palm Beach - Boca Raton metropolitan area. Royal Palm Beach contains a population of approximately 21,523.

Royal Palm Beach History

Royal Palm Beach was incorporated in June, 1959. In 1990, the National Arbor Day Foundation gave it the name ‘Tree City’. The village of Royal Palm Beach has been selected as a bird sanctuary.

Royal Palm Beach and nearby Attractions

  • Seminole Palms Park
  • Veterans Park

Things To Do In Royal Palm Beach

The village of Royal Palm Beach is a quiet area, full of open spaces and greenery. It has two golf courses and a huge nature preserve, which is ideal for horse riding and hiking. There are many parks which offer facilities for a variety of activities. The beaches of the Atlantic Ocean are a short drive away. The village has an active nightlife, it also has museums, designer boutiques and great restaurants.

Royal Palm Beach Transportation

The closes airport is Palm Beach International Airport.

Royal Palm Beach Higher Education

Village residents have access to Palm Beach Atlantic College

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High Points

Royal Palm Beach strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Royal Palm Beach Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 7% Royal Palm Beach Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 9% Royal Palm Beach People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 17% Royal Palm Beach Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Royal Palm Beach, Florida

Comparing Royal Palm Beach to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 8
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Age of the Population 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 3
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 10
Median Family Income 8 9
College Educated Adults 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 2 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
People Living Alone 2 1
Affordability of Rents 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 3 7
Low Property Crime 2 2

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Royal Palm Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles W of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Palm Beach
Metro Area West Palm Beach - Boca Raton
Standard Zip Codes 33411, 33412
P.O. Box Zip Codes 33421
Phone Area Codes 561
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.708
Longitude -80.23

Royal Palm Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.8 miles
Jan Temp 53 to 78 F
Apr Temp 58 to 85 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 65 to 87 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 57 to 75 F
Apr Temp 65 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 71 to 85 F
Annual Precip 61.3 inches
Distance 42.1 miles
Jan Temp 59 to 76 F
Apr Temp 66 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 72 to 86 F
Annual Precip 64.1 inches
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Royal Palm Beach Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 21,523 100%
Male 10,273 47.7%
Female 11,250 52.3%
Under 18 6,155 28.6%
18+ 15,368 71.4%
65+ 2,858 13.3%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 3.2
White 16,821 78.2%
African-American 3,059 14.2%
Asian 567 2.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 60 0.3%
Other 494 2.3%
Mixed Race 513 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2,546 11.8%

Estimated Royal Palm Beach Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 30,886
Growth 9,363
Growth % 43.5%

Royal Palm Beach Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.8%
Italian 12.5%
German 10.7%
US/American 9.9%
Irish 8.8%
English 6.5%
Jamaican 5.2%
Polish 2.9%
Russian 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
French Canadian 1.1%
Haitian 1%
Scottish 0.9%
Swedish 0.8%
Dutch 0.6%
European 0.6%
Norwegian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Liberian 0.3%
African 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Austrian 0.2%
West Indian 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Barbadian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Dutch West Indian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Royal Palm Beach 21,523 $61,063
Glen Ridge 276 $51,563
Greenacres 27,569 $41,250
Haverhill 1,454 $53,167
Palm Beach Gardens 35,058 $74,548
Palm Springs 11,699 $42,430
Wellington 38,216 $77,078

Starbucks in Royal Palm Beach

(As of 2005)
Southern Blvd. & 441
561 N. State Rd. (US 441)
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Royal Palm Beach High Schools (2004)

Serves 3,075 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Goodyear, Arizona 93.3   14.2% 9.9% 22.6% 30 $60,707 6.4% 21.9% 18,911 6.1% 94.2 3.1% 4
2. Wellington, Florida 89.8   13.2% 8.9% 38% 33 $77,078 6.5% 11.2% 38,216 4.3% 42.6 6.9% 3.9
3. Oldsmar, Florida 86.4   20.1% 11.2% 23.7% 27 $53,142 6.6% 9.6% 11,910 4.8% 48.1 1.6% 2.5
4. Plantation, Florida 83.8   25.6% 13.1% 36.7% 28 $65,029 6% 21.7% 82,934 6.4% 42.8 1.7% 3.2
5. Rockwall, Texas 82.7   18.6% 9.7% 40.1% 33 $75,121 7% 8.7% 17,976 3.9% 41.7 1.1% 2.3
6. Miami Shores, Florida 81   23.3% 12.6% 43% 26 $64,963 5.6% 34.9% 10,380 8.8% 61.5 0.7% 5.4
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