Palm Beach County FL Information


Palm Beach County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,441,728
Daytime Population: Workers 659,564
Daytime Population: Residents 794,996
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,454,560
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 1,420,930
Population in Familes 1,098,541
Population in Group Qrtrs 20,798
Population Density2 732
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $55,924
Average Household Income $85,938
Per Capita Income $35,451


Total Housing Units 706,932 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 392,831 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 195,255 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 118,846 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $249,099
Average Home Value $327,227


Total Households 588,086
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 365,432
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 1.22% 1.2%
Households 1.07% 1.11%
Families 0.97% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.32%


Palm Beach County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palm Beach County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 3 97th
Population Density # 10 87th
Diversity Index # 12 84th
Median Household Income # 8 90th
Per Capita Income # 6 93rd

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