[30] High winds and storm surge caused damage to 610 businesses, 60 homes, and 10 hotels, as well as to the Public Service Corporation and Ocean Boulevard. [163], Recycling and garbage collection services are also provided by the town of Palm Beach. [127], The town is served by the Palm Beach Daily News, with a daily circulation of approximately 4,500. [99] Bethesda-by-the-Sea has hosted the weddings of a few notable individuals, including Donald and Melania Trump in 2005 and Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto in 2013. A total of 186 charity galas, luncheons, and parties scheduled between the fall of 2019 and summer of 2020 were promoted by the magazine. The book also called for more awareness of and improvements to a system for protecting historic landmarks. Population in households in Palm Beach Gardens ; Total Population: 48,217; Male Population: 22,652; Under 5 years: 1,065; 5 to 9 years: 1,131; 10 to 14 years: [125] Public high school students in northern Palm Beach attend Palm Beach Gardens Community High School and students residing elsewhere in the town attend Forest Hill Community High School. The mayor, also elected to two year terms, acts as ombudsman and an intergovernmental figure. The fountain's restoration was named "project of the year" by the American Public Works Association's Florida chapter. Royal Palm Beach is a city located in Florida.With a 2020 population of 40,698, it is the 73rd largest city in Florida and the 964th largest city in the United States. Population. It was formed in 2006 from a merger between Palm Beach Day School and the Academy of the Palm Beaches. [70], Between 2014 and 2018, the median household income in Palm Beach was $133,026, more than twice the county mean of $59,943 and the state average of $53,267. [19] Prior to the 1910s, many African Americans in the area lived in a segregated section of Palm Beach called the "Styx",[20] with an estimated population of 2,000 at its peak. [128] The Palm Beach Daily News is also known as "The Shiny Sheet" due to its former heavy, slick newsprint stock. Addison Mizner also contributed significantly to the town's history, designing 67 structures, including El Mirasol, the Everglades Club, La Querida, the William Gray Warden House, and Via Mizner, which is a section of Worth Avenue. The president also spent the last weekend of his life in Palm Beach, several days before his assassination in November 1963. Owned by Cox Enterprises since 1969, GateHouse Media purchased the newspaper and The Palm Beach Post in May 2018. [17][45] Kennedy's Winter White House, La Querida, was built by Addison Mizner in 1923 and previously owned by department store magnate Rodman Wanamaker of Philadelphia before Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. purchased the property in 1933. [134] Since 2017, the Palm Beach Civic Association has produced weekly video newscasts, known as Palm Beach TV, which have a weekly viewership of approximately 12,000. The race least likely to be in poverty in Royal Palm Beach is Hispanic, with 3.74% below the poverty level. [58]:I-11, According to the Köppen climate classification, Palm Beach has a tropical rainforest climate with hot, humid summers and warm, slightly dryer winters. [92] Various are hosted on Worth Avenue, including historical walking tours held year-round. McCormick, a railroad and land developer from, Phipps Plaza Historic District - Described by the, Addison Mizner Memorial Fountain - Erected by Mizner himself in 1929, the fountain is located in the middle of South County Road directly north of the, This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 19:44. He was previously an Ambassador of the United States to Cuba. [80], Tourism is a major industry in the town, bringing in around $5 billion in annual revenue. [111] Phipps Ocean Park includes the Little Red Schoolhouse, the first school building in southeast Florida (built in 1886), restored and moved from its original location near where the Flagler Memorial Bridge stands today. [3][52] A lush grove of palm trees soon grew on what was later named Palm Beach. Royal Palm Beach is currently growing at a rate of. [164] Trump has owned Mar-a-Lago since 1985, purchasing the property from the family of the late Marjorie Merriweather Post, heiress of Post cereal. The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.6% African American, less than 0.1% Native American, 1.0% Asian, less than 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Located on the north side of Royal Palm Way near the Royal Park Bridge, the Four Arts Plaza contains an art gallery, a concert hall auditorium, two libraries, a botanical garden, and a sculpture garden. [33] The 1930s decade also had the construction of the Flagler Memorial Bridge, the northernmost bridge linking Palm Beach and West Palm Beach, completed on July 1, 1938. [61] In the wet summer season, short-lived heavy afternoon thunderstorms are common. Chart. Named after one of its oldest settlements, Palm Beach, the county was established in 1909, after being split from Dade County. The Palm Beach Daily News began publication in 1897 originally under the name Daily Lake Worth News. Reese and grandson of Dimick) as mayor in 1953. 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The current population of Royal Palm Beach, Florida is, The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%. [13] Flagler, also owner of the Florida East Coast Railway, extended the railroad southward to West Palm Beach by the following month. Dashboard. Palm Beach is an incorporated town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. The Providencia was traveling from Havana to Cádiz, Spain, with a cargo of coconuts harvested in the Crown Colony of Trinidad and Tobago in the British West Indies, when the ship wrecked near Palm Beach. [19] Preservationist Barbara Hoffstot published a book titled Landmark Architecture in Palm Beach in 1974. With a 2020 population of 40,698, it is the 73rd largest city in Florida and the 964th largest city in the United States. [34] Palm Beach mayor James M. Owens acted as master of ceremonies for the bridge's opening, while then-U.S. senator Charles O. Andrews and former U.S. senator Scott Loftin gave speeches during the event. However, many arrests were in relation to non-violent crimes, such as those involving auto theft, criminal traffic citations, fraud, and scams. WEST PALM BEACH — The county's Jewish community has grown, and grown younger, according to a demographic study just released by the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach … [48] Palm Beach celebrated its centennial on April 17, 2011. Negotiations and plans for reopening the playhouse are ongoing as of 2020. The Lake Trail is a 4.7 mile (7.6 km) path along the Intracoastal Waterway from Worth Avenue to near the Lake Worth Inlet. There are 704,324 male residents living in Palm Beach County and 748,241 female residents. [15] In 1896, Flagler opened a second hotel originally known as Wayside Inn, before being renamed Palm Beach Inn, and later becoming The Breakers. About 48.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 65.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The 9,091 housing units averaged 2,164.5 inhabitants per square mile (835.7/km2). Naval Special Hospital. [62] Palm Beach reports more than 2,900 hours of sunshine annually. The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44. [41] Similarly, the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach is "dedicated to preserving the architectural and cultural heritage and the unique scenic quality of the Town of Palm Beach", according to its mission statement. However, during the "winter season", defined as November through April, the population of Palm Beach swells to approximately 25,000. About 1,200 feet (370 m) of seawall at Worth Avenue were destroyed, while some parts of the town experienced coastal flooding, especially along Ocean Boulevard. [78], In 2000, the household income for the town was $109,219. [57] The average elevation of the town is 7 ft (2.1 m);[8] the highest point is 30 ft (9.1 m) above sea level on the golf course at the Palm Beach Country Club. [58]:IV-3–IV-4 Vegetative yard trash is taken to two different sites in West Palm Beach. [76], Palm Beach had the 40th-highest percentage of Russian residents in the United States in 2010, with 10.30% of the populace – tied with Pomona, New York, and the township of Lower Merion, Pennsylvania. The Flagler Alerts, a volunteer firefighting group which later became the West Palm Beach Fire Department, responded to fires in Palm Beach by traversing the Intracoastal Waterway via ferry or railroad. [75], In 2018, the town of Palm Beach had an estimated labor force of 2,788 people. [18] Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 and the National Historic Landmark list in 2000,[95] the museum replicates the original appearance of the house and has exhibits about Flagler himself,[96] Flagler's personal railcar (built in 1886),[18] the Florida East Coast Railway, life in the Gilded Age, and the early history of Palm Beach.