Royal Palm Estates, Florida

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Royal Palm Estates, Florida
Coordinates: 26°40′51″N 80°7′38″W / 26.68083°N 80.12722°W / 26.68083; -80.12722Coordinates: 26°40′51″N 80°7′38″W / 26.68083°N 80.12722°W / 26.68083; -80.12722
Country United States
State Florida
County Palm Beach
Area
 • Total0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Land0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
16 ft (5 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total3,583
 • Density4,451.1/sq mi (1,718.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code12-62118[1]
GNIS feature ID1853283[2]

Royal Palm Estates is a census-designated place (CDP) in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,583 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Royal Palm Estates is located at 26°40′51″N 80°7′38″W / 26.68083°N 80.12722°W / 26.68083; -80.12722 (26.680793, -80.127214).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.1 km² (0.8 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 3,583 people in 1,126 households, including 835 families, in the CDP. The population density was 1,729.3/km² (4,451.1/mi²). There were 1,204 housing units at an average density of 581.1/km² (1,495.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 69.83% White (47.2% were Non-Hispanic White,)[4] 15.27% African American, 0.45% Native American, 1.28% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 8.54% from other races, and 4.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 34.08%.[1]

Of the 1,126 households 44.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 19.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 17.4% of households were one person and 3.0% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.41.

The age distribution was 30.3% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 34.7% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% 65 or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.8 males.

The median household income was $31,331 and the median family income was $32,402. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $21,587 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,231. About 18.4% of families and 22.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.3% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, English was the first language for 65.12% of all residents, while Spanish made up 33.76%, and French Creole was the mother tongue for 1.12% of the population.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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 Royal Palm Estates, FL". MuniNetGuide.com. Retrieved 2007-12-14.
  5. ^ "MLA Data Center Results for Royal Palm Estates, Florida". Modern Language Association. Retrieved 2007-12-14.