Palm Beach, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Palm Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Palm Beach had a population of 8,590 as of July 1, 2016. Palm Beach ranks in the lower 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 Palm Beach is located at latitude 26.685 and longitude -80.0372 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Palm Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.2 sq. miles and a water area of 6.92 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Palm Beach (GNIS ID: 2407067) 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 Town of Palm Beach is located within West Palm Beach CCD of Palm Beach County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palm Beach 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, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,590
Population in Households 8,590
Population in Familes 5,673
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,043
Diversity Index2 16
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,885
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 2,444
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,029 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 856 ( 9.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,392 (47.3%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $876,751
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $104,107
Average Household Income $161,672
Per Capita Income $92,085
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.83%
Households 0.28% 0.7%
Families -0.06% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palm Beach 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 # 347 62nd
Population Density1 # 378 59th
Diversity Index2 # 847 8th
Median Household Income # 24 97th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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