Palm City, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Palm City, Florida - Basic Facts

The Palm City Census Designated Place had a population of 25,219 as of July 1, 2018. Palm City 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 City is located at latitude 27.1778 and longitude -80.2855 in Martin County. The formal boundaries for the Palm City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.87 sq. miles and a water area of 2.63 sq. miles. Martin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Palm City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403389) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Palm City Census Designated Place is located within Stuart CCD of Martin County.

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Palm City, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,219
Population in Households 25,055
Population in Familes 21,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density2 1,818
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $81,955
Average Household Income $112,957
Per Capita Income $47,640


Total Housing Units 11,774 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,097 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,482 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,195 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $338,548
Average Home Value $401,204


Total Households 10,579
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 7,511
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.06% 1.3%
Households 0.98% 1.24%
Families 0.89% 1.19%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Palm City, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palm City to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 152 84th
Population Density # 421 54th
Diversity Index # 781 15th
Median Household Income # 79 92nd
Per Capita Income # 102 89th

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