Palmetto Estates, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Palmetto Estates, Florida - Basic Facts

The Palmetto Estates Census Designated Place had a population of 14,076 as of July 1, 2017. Palmetto Estates ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Palmetto Estates is located at latitude 25.6227 and longitude -80.3606 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the Palmetto Estates Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Palmetto Estates Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403393) 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 Palmetto Estates Census Designated Place is located within Kendall-Palmetto Bay CCD of Miami-Dade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palmetto Estates 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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Palmetto Estates, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,076
Daytime Population: Workers 1,394
Daytime Population: Residents 7,227
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,621
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 13,992
Population in Familes 12,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 6,510
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $62,082
Average Household Income $76,446
Per Capita Income $22,567


Total Housing Units 4,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,149 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 963 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $208,998
Average Home Value $249,889


Total Households 4,112
Average Household Size 3.4
Family Households 3,369
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.54% 0.78%
Households 0.4% 0.7%
Families 0.42% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Palmetto Estates, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palmetto Estates 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 # 255 72nd
Population Density # 70 92nd
Diversity Index # 36 96th
Median Household Income # 202 78th
Per Capita Income # 599 35th

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