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Races in West Palm Beach, Florida (FL) Detailed Stats: Ancestries, Foreign born residents, place of birth

 

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2009 2000

Races in West Palm Beach, FL (2009)

  • White alone - 43,966 (44.2%)
  • Black alone - 29,960 (30.1%)
  • Hispanic - 23,105 (23.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1,993 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 982 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 389 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 142 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 45 (0.05%)

Races in West Palm Beach, FL (2000)

  • White alone - 37,771 (46.0%)
  • Black alone - 25,958 (31.6%)
  • Hispanic - 14,955 (18.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1,848 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1,163 (1.4%)
  • Other race alone - 169 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 158 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 81 (0.10%)

2009 2000

Races in Florida (2009)

  • White alone - 10,988,592 (59.3%)
  • Hispanic - 3,988,758 (21.5%)
  • Black alone - 2,782,647 (15.0%)
  • Asian alone - 434,692 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 246,787 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 51,866 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 36,481 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8,146 (0.04%)

Races in Florida (2000)

  • White alone - 10,458,509 (65.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2,682,715 (16.8%)
  • Black alone - 2,264,268 (14.2%)
  • Asian alone - 261,693 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 236,954 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 42,358 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 28,994 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6,887 (0.04%)


English speakers - Total:

73.6% of residents of West Palm Beach speak English at home.
19.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English less than very well).
6.6% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

94.3% of residents of West Palm Beach speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English less than very well).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

41.9% of residents of West Palm Beach speak English at home.
58.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

32.7% of residents of West Palm Beach speak English at home.
48.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (22% speak English very well, 78% speak English less than very well).
18.9% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English very well, 45% speak English less than very well).


White (Caucasian) - Speak only English
Native:

87.4% (41,758)
Foreign born:

21.5% (3,057)
White (Caucasian) - Speak another language
Native:

12.6% (6,005)
Foreign born:

78.5% (11,139)

Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

96.1% (17,870)
Foreign born:

64.7% (4,219)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

3.9% (726)
Foreign born:

35.3% (2,304)

American Indian / Alaska Native - Speak only English
Native:

94.0% (136)
Foreign born:

64.5% (14)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

58.5% (245)
Foreign born:

33.3% (500)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

39.1% (164)
Foreign born:

67.5% (1,013)

Other race - Speak only English
Native:

12.7% (119)
Foreign born:

4.7% (95)
Other race - Speak another language
Native:

88.6% (827)
Foreign born:

94.7% (1,912)

Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

60.6% (511)
Foreign born:

34.2% (208)
Two or more races - Speak another language
Native:

36.1% (304)
Foreign born:

65.5% (398)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

96.0% (38,672)
Foreign born:

53.7% (2,182)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

4.0% (1,616)
Foreign born:

46.3% (1,882)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

42.8% (3,978)
Foreign born:

7.4% (936)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

57.2% (5,313)
Foreign born:

92.6% (11,771)

20,152 residents are foreign born (19.3% Latin America, 2.7% Europe).

This city:  24.5%
Florida:  16.7%

Median age by place of birth - West Palm Beach

Place of birth - West Palm Beach
White

Place of birth - West Palm Beach
Black or African American

Place of birth - West Palm Beach
American Indian / Alaska Native

Place of birth - West Palm Beach
Asian

Place of birth - West Palm Beach
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

Place of birth - West Palm Beach
Other race

Place of birth - West Palm Beach
Two or more races

Place of birth - West Palm Beach
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - West Palm Beach
Hispanic or Latino

Population born outside the United States - West Palm Beach

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - West Palm Beach

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - West Palm Beach

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - West Palm Beach

Place of birth by age - West Palm Beach

Marital status for White population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%
Females:
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

91.9% (648)
Unmarried:

8.1% (57)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

43.3% (5,568)
Unmarried:

56.7% (7,285)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 53.0%
  • Now married: 27.0%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%
Females:
  • Never married: 46.4%
  • Now married: 18.9%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

61.5% (262)
Unmarried:

36.2% (154)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

24.8% (1,921)
Unmarried:

76.1% (5,897)
Marital status for American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 17.7%
Females:
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 37.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

208.0% (20)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

71.5% (18)
Unmarried:

31.9% (8)
Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.8%
Females:
  • Never married: 10.1%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

107.1% (64)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

72.4% (446)
Unmarried:

27.6% (170)
Marital status for Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

63.8% (11)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 48.4%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 2.9%
Females:
  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 1.0%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

77.5% (55)
Unmarried:

22.7% (16)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

38.0% (486)
Unmarried:

63.2% (807)
Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 51.7%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 4.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 42.7%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

97.0% (39)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

43.7% (163)
Unmarried:

54.5% (203)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.2%
Females:
  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 16.2%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (336)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

47.9% (3,768)
Unmarried:

52.1% (4,106)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 47.9%
  • Now married: 36.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 8.9%
Females:
  • Never married: 49.3%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

84.6% (312)
Unmarried:

15.4% (57)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

33.6% (2,071)
Unmarried:

66.4% (4,090)

Ancestries in West Palm Beach
(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

  • Other - 35,411 (43.1%)
  • West Indian - 6,338 (7.7%)
  • German - 6,078 (7.4%)
  • Irish - 5,742 (7.0%)
  • English - 5,016 (6.1%)
  • United States - 4,276 (5.2%)
  • Italian - 4,034 (4.9%)
  • Polish - 1,834 (2.2%)
  • French - 1,740 (2.1%)
  • Russian - 1,425 (1.7%)
  • Scottish - 1,041 (1.3%)
  • Arab - 839 (1.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 835 (1.0%)
  • Subsaharan African - 779 (0.9%)
  • Dutch - 764 (0.9%)
  • Hungarian - 576 (0.7%)
  • Swedish - 538 (0.7%)
  • French Canadian - 410 (0.5%)
  • Greek - 379 (0.5%)
  • Norwegian - 346 (0.4%)
  • Portuguese - 334 (0.4%)
  • Welsh - 324 (0.4%)
  • Czech - 268 (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian - 218 (0.3%)
  • Danish - 176 (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian - 168 (0.2%)
  • Swiss - 94 (0.1%)
  • Slovak - 89 (0.1%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White: 52,307 (81.5%)
  • Black or African American: 22,342 (85.6%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 106 (59.3%)
  • Asian: 1,697 (87.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 42 (61.8%)
  • Other race: 2,274 (71.5%)
  • Two or more races: 1,464 (88.2%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 37,649 (82.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17,255 (76.5%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 7,723 (12.0%)
  • Black or African American: 2,932 (11.2%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 49 (27.4%)
  • Asian: 111 (5.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 26 (38.2%)
  • Other race: 644 (20.2%)
  • Two or more races: 38 (2.3%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 4,916 (10.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3,527 (15.6%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 1,763 (2.7%)
  • Black or African American: 498 (1.9%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 8 (4.4%)
  • Asian: 65 (3.3%)
  • Other race: 32 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races: 54 (3.3%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 1,039 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 499 (2.2%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White: 2,282 (3.6%)
  • Black or African American: 266 (1.0%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 21 (11.5%)
  • Asian: 80 (4.1%)
  • Other race: 130 (4.1%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 1,956 (4.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 773 (3.4%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 137 (0.2%)
  • Black or African American: 65 (0.2%)
  • Asian: 6 (0.3%)
  • Other race: 11 (0.4%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 137 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 457 (2.0%)
Children Nativity - West Palm Beach, FL
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

2,288 Native

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 2,135 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 1,591 • Foreign born: 146 )

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 2,520 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 1,185 • Foreign born: 83 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 575 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 4,040 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 1,833 • Foreign born: 1,312 )


Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Europe: 2,318
  • Asia: 1,801
  • Northern Europe: 646
  • Western Europe: 610
  • South Central Asia: 586
  • Southern Europe: 583
  • Eastern Europe: 508
  • Eastern Asia: 348
  • Europe, n.e.c.: 29

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • England: 390
  • Germany: 339
  • India: 221
  • Italy: 190
  • Portugal: 157
  • Greece: 150
  • China: 124
  • France: 105
  • Iran: 98
  • Yugoslavia: 96
  • Korea: 91
  • Romania: 90
  • Czechoslovakia: 88
  • Afghanistan: 83
  • Other Northern Europe: 76
  • Poland: 73
  • Norway: 57
  • Belgium: 51
  • Netherlands: 50
  • Croatia: 46
  • Spain: 39
  • Japan: 37
  • Russia: 32
  • Taiwan: 31
  • Hungary: 30
  • Austria: 29
  • Albania: 27
  • Bangladesh: 25
  • Lithuania: 19
  • Denmark: 16
  • Sweden: 16
  • Latvia: 14
  • Switzerland: 8
  • Hong Kong: 8
  • Bulgaria: 3

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

48.1% (29)
60 years and over:

54.9% (33)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

27.2% (33)
60 years and over:

73.8% (90)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Black or African American:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

59.7% (297)
60 years and over:

40.9% (203)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

38.6% (205)
60 years and over:

61.4% (326)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Other race:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

0.0% (0)
60 years and over:

130.0% (366)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

43.0% (36)
60 years and over:

58.3% (49)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Two or more races:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

87.0% (24)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

46.6% (16)
60 years and over:

56.3% (19)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

43.4% (28)
60 years and over:

56.4% (37)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Hispanic or Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

9.7% (27)
60 years and over:

79.5% (224)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

26.2% (38)
60 years and over:

78.3% (115)

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