Palm Springs, Florida


Palm Springs, Florida

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Palm Springs, Florida
settlement_type = Village
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subdivision_type = Country
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subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = flag|Florida
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = noflag|Palm Beach
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area_total_km2 = 4.3
area_land_km2 = 4.2
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area_total_sq_mi = 1.7
area_land_sq_mi = 1.6
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 11699
population_density_km2 = 2803.5
population_density_sq_mi = 7261.1

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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latd = 26 |latm = 38 |lats = 23 |latNS = N
longd = 80 |longm = 5 |longs = 42 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP codes
postal_code = 33406, 33461
area_code = 561
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Palm Springs is a village in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. The population was 11,699 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 14,690. [http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2004-04-12.xls]

Geography

Palm Springs is located at coor dms|26|38|23|N|80|5|42|W (26.639662, -80.095067).GR|1

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.3 km² (1.7 mi²). 4.2 km² (1.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (3.01%) is water.

History

Chartered in 1957, the Village covers convert|2.5|sqmi|km2|sing=on area, convert|700|acre|km2 of which were once a dairy farm. The barn of the original farm is now Christ Community Church, located on Henthorne Drive.

Palm Springs population is approximately 13,890. Half of the residents live in single family houses, the rest live in condominiums, townhouses, and apartments. Palm Springs is primarily residential in nature.

According to Palm Beach County, future annexation by the Village will include all areas west to Military Trail from the present boundaries, between Lake Worth Road and north of Forest Hill Boulevard; and all areas east of the present boundaries to Florida Mango Road. This future annexation may increase the Village's population by another 10,000 residents.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 11,699 people, 5,148 households, and 2,970 families residing in the Palm Springs, Florida. The population density was 2,805.6/km² (7,261.1/mi²). There were 5,919 housing units at an average density of 1,419.5/km² (3,673.7/mi²). The racial makeup was 84.24% White (65.6% were Non-Hispanic,) [cite web |url=http://www.muninetguide.com/states/florida/municipality/Palm_Springs.php |title=Demographics of Palm Springs, FL |publisher=MuniNetGuide.com |accessdate=2007-11-19] 6.68% African American, 0.33% Native American, 1.38% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 4.76% from other races, and 2.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.04% of the population.

There were 5,148 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.7% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.3% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.90. 8.05 of the population is homosexual.

In the village the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 aliens there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,026, and the median income for a family was $42,430. Males had a median income of $30,920 versus $26,106 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,763. About 4.9% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over. As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language accounted for 69.85% of all residents, while Spanish comprised of 24.07%, French Creole made up 1.95%, Italian was at 1.07%, German speakers were at 0.93%, French was spoken by 0.83%, Portuguese was at 0.55%, Polish at 0.37%, and Tagalog was a mother tongue for 0.32% of the population. [cite web |url=http://www.mla.org/map_data_results&state_id=12&county_id=&mode=&zip=&place_id=54450&cty_id=&ll=&a=&ea=&order=r |title=MLA Data Center Results for Palm Springs, Florida |publisher=Modern Language Association |accessdate=2007-11-19]

As of 2000, Palm Springs had the fifty-first highest percentage of Cuban residents in the US, with 7.62% of the city's populace. [cite web |url=http://www.epodunk.com/ancestry/Cuban.html |title=Ancestry Map of Cuban Communities |publisher=Epodunk.com |accessdate=2007-11-19] It also had the fifty-second highest percentage of Haitian residents, which was 2.9% (tied with four other areas, including Opa-Locka,) [cite web |url=http://www.epodunk.com/ancestry/Haitian.html |title=Ancestry Map of Haitian Communities |publisher=Epodunk.com |accessdate=2007-11-19] and the eighty-first highest concentration of Colombian residents, which made up 1.91% of the population (tied with West Miami.) [cite web |url=http://www.epodunk.com/ancestry/Colombian.html |title=Ancestry Map of Colombian Communities |publisher=Epodunk.com |accessdate=2007-11-19]

Economy

Businesses, concentrated on Congress Avenue and Tenth Avenue North, include several shopping centers, the largest of which are Greenwood and Palm Springs.

Education

The village of Palm Springs is home to three public and one private school:

Public Schools

* Palm Springs Elementary
* Clifford O. Taylor Kirklane Elementary
* Palm Springs Community Middle School

Private Schools

* St. Luke's Catholic School

References

External links

* [http://www.villageofpalmsprings.org/ Village of Palm Springs]
* [http://www.vpslibrary.org/ Palm Springs Public Library]


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