Palmetto Bay, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Palmetto Bay, Florida - Basic Facts

The Village of Palmetto Bay had a population of 23,914 as of July 1, 2015. Palmetto Bay ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Palmetto Bay is located at latitude 25.6217 and longitude -80.3189 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Palmetto Bay (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Village of Palmetto Bay (GNIS ID: 2407519) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Palmetto Bay is located within Kendall-Palmetto Bay CCD of Miami-Dade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palmetto Bay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Palmetto Bay, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 23,914
Population in Households 23,897
Population in Familes 21,670
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 2,885
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 8,069
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 6,636
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,555 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,514 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 459 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $530,094
Average Home Value $552,834


Median Household Income $103,754
Average Household Income $149,355
Per Capita Income $50,419
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.83%
Households 0.35% 0.8%
Families 0.29% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.


Palmetto Bay, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palmetto Bay to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 150 84th
Population Density1 # 252 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 226 75th
Median Household Income # 27 97th
Per Capita Income # 59 94th

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