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Palm Shores, Florida - Basic Facts

Palm Shores is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Palm Shores.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Brevard County at latitude 28.1845 and longitude -80.6528. Brevard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Palm Shores (see map) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Also See: Melbourne, FL ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Palm Shores, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palm Shores to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 754 18th
Population Density1 # 447 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 596 35th
Median Household Income # 347 62nd
Per Capita Income # 295 68th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Palm Shores, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 900
Population in Households 900
Population in Familes 678
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,580
Diversity Index2 34
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 399
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 231
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 291 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $180,556
Average Home Value $245,962
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,828
Average Household Income $63,020
Per Capita Income $28,279
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.18%
Households 0.12% 0.25%
Families -1.37% 0.09%
Median Household Income   3.97%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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