Palm Beach County FL Information


Palm Beach County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,444,799
Population in Households 1,423,602
Population in Familes 1,093,660
Population in Group Qrtrs 21,197
Population Density1 734
Diversity Index2 66


Median Household Income $57,907
Average Household Income $89,020
Per Capita Income $36,700


Total Housing Units 706,613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 391,331 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 197,770 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 117,512 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $265,386
Average Home Value $361,437


Total Households 589,101
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 365,428
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.1% 1.24%
Households 0.97% 1.17%
Families 0.85% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   3.12%


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, 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 # 3 97th
Population Density # 10 87th
Diversity Index # 10 87th
Median Household Income # 9 88th
Per Capita Income # 6 93rd

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