Palm Springs, Florida

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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.[3]

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Geography

Palm Springs is located at 26°38′23″N 80°05′42″W / 26.639662°N 80.095067°W / 26.639662; -80.095067 (26.639662, -80.095067).[4]

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 2.5-square-mile (6.5 km2) area, 700 acres (2.8 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.[5]

Demographics

As of the census[1] 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,)[6] 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.

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