As of 2007, West Palm Beach's population is 91,481 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.30 percent. See all of our West Palm Beach demographic data.
The median home cost in West Palm Beach is $430,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 25.00 percent. Find more data on West Palm Beach Real Estate.
Compared to the rest of the country, West Palm Beach's cost of living is 37.40% Higher than the U.S. average. See our full report on West Palm Beach Cost of Living.
West Palm Beach public schools spend $5,704 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $6,058. There are about 17 students per teacher in West Palm Beach. Learn about West Palm Beach Schools and Education.
The unemployment rate in West Palm Beach is 4.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 4.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Palm Beach jobs have Increased by 4.20 percent. See our full report on West Palm Beach Economy.
Local government website: www.cityofwpb.com
Zip Codes: 33401, 33403, 33404, 33405, 33406, 33407, 33409, 33410, 33411, 33412, 33413, 33414, 33415, 33417, 33418.
Colleges/Universities in West Palm Beach:
- PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (Full-time enrollment: 2,109; Location: 901 S. Flagler Drive PO BOX 24708; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
- NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY-FLORIDA EDUCATION CENTER (FT enrollment: 838; Location: 2600 N MILITARY TR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.northwood.edu)
- NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-PALM BEACH (FT enrollment: 836; Location: 2410 Metrocentre Boulevard; Private, for-profit; Website: newenglandtech.com)
- NURSE ASST TRG SCH INC DBA ACAD FOR PR NURS & HLTH (FT enrollment: 287; Location: 5154 OKEECHOBEE BLVD STE 201; Private, not-for-profit)
- SOUTH COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 277; Location: 1760 N CONGRESS AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: southcollege.edu)
- INSTITUTE OF CAREER EDUCATION (FT enrollment: 157; Location: 1750 45TH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vocedu.com)
- COOPER CAREER INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 144; Location: 2247 PALM BEACH LAKES BLVD STE 110; Private, for-profit)
- ROSS MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTER (FT enrollment: 46; Location: 1490 S MILITARY TR; Private, for-profit)
- EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR HEALTH OCCUPATIONS (Location: 4632 FOREST HILL BLVD PMB 403; Private, for-profit)
- AMERICAN TRAINING INSTITUTE (Location: 4365 OKEECHOBEE BLVD; Private, for-profit)
- SARAH PARKER MODELING AND MAKEUP ARTISTRY SCHOOL (Location: 410 DATURA ST; Private, for-profit; Website: SarahParkerModels.com)
- GOLD COAST SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 1756 N CONGRESS AVE STE 200; Private, for-profit)
- TOTAL NAILS ACADEMY INC (Location: 2601 S MILITARY TR STE 30A; Private, for-profit)
- TONY SYLVESTERS ABC OF BARTENDING (Location: 1711 WOTHINGTON RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near West Palm Beach:
- PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; Full-time enrollment: 8,390)
- FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 23 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
- KEISER COLLEGE (about 37 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
- BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
- ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 43 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
- NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
- INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; FT PIERCE, FL; FT enrollment: 6,149)
Public high schools in West Palm Beach:
- PALM BEACH LAKES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,597; Location: 3505 SHILOH DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
- FOREST HILL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,538; Location: 6901 PARKER AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
- ALEXANDER W. DREYFOOS, JUNIOR SCHOOL (Students: 1,321; Location: 501 S SAPODILLA AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 12)
- SURVIVORS CHARTER SCHOOL, INC. (Students: 317; Location: 1310 N CONGRESS AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
- G-STAR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS (Students: 156; Location: 2030 S CONGRESS AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in West Palm Beach:
- JEFFERSON DAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,807; Location: 1560 KIRK ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
- WESTERN PINES COMMUNITY MIDDLE (Students: 1,621; Location: 5949 140TH AVENUE N; Grades: 06 - 08)
- OKEEHEELEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,569; Location: 2200 PINEHURST DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
- BAK MIDDLE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS (Students: 1,352; Location: 3701 NORTH SHORE DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
- ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,325; Location: 1900 AUSTRALIAN AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
- JEAGA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,205; Location: 3777 N JOG ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
- FOREST HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,110; Location: 5555 PURDY LANE; Grades: PK - 05)
- SEMINOLE TRAILS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,094; Location: 4075 WILLOW POND ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
- GOLDEN GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,092; Location: 5959 140TH AVENUE, N; Grades: PK - 05)
- BEAR LAKES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,013; Location: 3505 SHENANDOAH ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
Library in West Palm Beach:
- LIBRARY COOPERATIVE OF THE PALM BEACHES (Operating income: $31,344,674; Location: 3650 SUMMIT BLVD.; 1,506,094 books; 69,279 audio materials; 57,517 video materials; 10,994 serial subscriptions)