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Palm Coast, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Palm Coast had a population of 83,777 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Palm Coast is located at latitude 29.5422 and longitude -81.2503 in Flagler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palm Coast (see map below) encompass a land area of 94.86 sq. miles and a water area of 1.1 sq. miles. Flagler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Palm Coast (GNIS ID: 2404465) 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 Coast is located within Bunnell CCD of Flagler County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palm Coast population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Palm Coast, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 83,777
Daytime Population: Workers 17,380
Daytime Population: Residents 53,673
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 71,053
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 83,447
Population in Familes 69,614
Population in Group Qrtrs 330
Population Density2 883
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $50,184
Average Household Income $64,685
Per Capita Income $25,411


Total Housing Units 38,570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,494 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,187 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,889 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $200,417
Average Home Value $237,457


Total Households 32,681
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 23,721
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.54% 2.1%
Households 1.31% 1.96%
Families 1.22% 1.91%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Palm Coast, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palm Coast to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 34 96th
Population Density # 613 33rd
Diversity Index # 428 54th
Median Household Income # 413 55th
Per Capita Income # 486 47th

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