Palm Beach County Information

Palm Beach in Florida occupies 2,386 square miles and has a 2006 population of 1,274,013, a change from a 2000 population of 1,131,191 and 863,503 in 1990. 11.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.9% percent is 25-35, and 13.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 8,963 acts of violent crime reported in Palm Beach in 2004, a change from 8,152 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 22,523 people: 3.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.2%.

Read more about Palm Beach, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyPalm Beach 
StateFlorida 
Land Area2,386 sq. milesRanked 248 of 3,140
Population 20061,274,013Ranked 29 of 3,140
Population 20051,264,956 
Population 20001,131,191Ranked 31 of 3,140
Population 1990863,503Ranked 37 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion80.5% 
African American16% 
Asian American2% 
Native American.5% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56% 
Population 5 to 1411.9% 
Population 15 to 2411.6% 
Population 25 to 3410.9% 
Population 35 to 4413.9% 
Population 45 to 5413.6% 
Population 55 to 6410.7% 
Population 65 to 749.2% 
Population 75 and up12.2% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes8,9638,152
Murders / Manslaughters89 
Forcible Rapes487 
Robberies2,570 
Aggravated Assaults5,817 
Total Property Crimes58,81063,810
Burglaries13,239 
Larceny Thefts38,658 
Motor Vehicle Thefts6,913 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population631,038541,759
Unemployed Population22,52322,812
Unemployment Rate3.6%4.2%

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