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Overview

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 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

People

Total Population 36,175
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 17,627
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.6%
Median Earnings25+ $40,094
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,259
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,536

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,806
% Above Poverty Level 91.2%
% Below Poverty Level 8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,411
Median House Value $190,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.8%
US/American 0%
English 4.2%
Irish 8.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LOXAHATCHEE
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
Station WEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
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
Station FORT LAUDERDALE
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Glen Ridge 204 $97,500
Greenacres 38,840 $49,705
Haverhill 1,979 $57,969
Palm Beach Gardens 50,977 $91,043
Palm Springs 21,832 $36,289
Wellington 60,155 $91,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Royal Palm Beach High Schools

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10600 OKEECHOBEE BOULEVAR
561-753-4000
Serves 3,075 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22

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