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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Palm Beach Gardens is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Palm Beach County at latitude 26.8488 and longitude -80.1671. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Palm Beach Gardens, but most people and references simply refer to it as Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Palm Beach Gardens indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Palm Beach Gardens (see map below) encompass a land area of 56.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 50,370
Population in Households 50,174
Population in Familes 37,467
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density1 914
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 23,648
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 14,111
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 28,325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,169 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,480 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,677 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $255,523
Average Home Value $357,632


Median Household Income $65,112
Average Household Income $101,329
Per Capita Income $47,587
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.92% 1.32%
Households 0.86% 1.28%
Families 0.59% 1.14%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
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.


Palm Beach Gardens, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palm Beach Gardens 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 # 69 93rd
Population Density1 # 596 35th
Diversity Index2 # 544 41st
Median Household Income # 122 87th
Per Capita Income # 63 93rd

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