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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Palm Beach Gardens had a population of 53,024 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Palm Beach Gardens is located at latitude 26.8488 and longitude -80.1671 in Palm Beach County. 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. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Palm Beach Gardens (GNIS ID: 2404464) 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 City of Palm Beach Gardens is located within Royal Palm Beach-West Jupiter CCD of Palm Beach County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palm Beach Gardens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 53,024
Population in Households 52,828
Population in Familes 39,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density1 947
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 24,650
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 14,690
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 29,681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,687 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,963 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,031 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $347,198
Average Home Value $440,924


Median Household Income $66,363
Average Household Income $105,053
Per Capita Income $48,961
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.45% 1.49%
Households 1.25% 1.36%
Families 1.04% 1.26%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 590 36th
Diversity Index2 # 523 43rd
Median Household Income # 142 85th
Per Capita Income # 78 92nd

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