Kings Point, Florida

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Kings Point, Florida
unincorporated place
Location of Kings Point, Florida
Location of Kings Point, Florida
Coordinates: 26°26′46″N 80°8′23″W / 26.44611°N 80.13972°W / 26.44611; -80.13972Coordinates: 26°26′46″N 80°8′23″W / 26.44611°N 80.13972°W / 26.44611; -80.13972
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Palm Beach
Area
 • Total 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 • Land 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 12,207
 • Density 6,698.5/sq mi (2,586.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 12-36812[1]
GNIS feature ID 1867160[2]

Kings Point was a census-designated place (CDP) in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. The population was 12,207 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Kings Point is located at 26°26′46″N 80°8′23″W / 26.44611°N 80.13972°W / 26.44611; -80.13972 (26.446044, -80.139715)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.7 km² (1.8 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 12,207 people, 7,998 households, and 3,599 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,589.6/km² (6,698.5/mi²). There were 10,494 housing units at an average density of 2,226.2/km² (5,758.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.10% White (98.1% were Non-Hispanic White,) [4] 0.27% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.13% of the population.

There were 7,998 households out of which 0.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 55.0% were non-families. 52.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 47.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.51 and the average family size was 2.05.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 0.2% under the age of 18, 0.2% from 18 to 24, 1.8% from 25 to 44, 9.6% from 45 to 64, and 88.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 78 years. For every 100 females there were 67.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 67.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,010, and the median income for a family was $34,761. Males had a median income of $35,275 versus $25,714 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,893. About 4.0% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, English was the first language for 87.54% of all residents, while Yiddish accounted for 7.06%, Italian consisted of 1.14%, Spanish made up 0.85%, German totaled 0.69%, and Hungarian was the mother tongue for 0.53% of the population.[5]

See also[edit]

  • Kings Point, an Oscar-nominated documentary about seniors living in Kings Point

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Demographics of Kings Point, FL". MuniNetGuide.com. Retrieved 2007-12-12. 
  5. ^ "MLA Data Center Results for Kings Point, Florida". Modern Language Association. Retrieved 2007-12-12.