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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Palm Beach Gardens had a population of 56,082 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Palm Beach Gardens is located at latitude 26.8234 and longitude -80.1387 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palm Beach Gardens encompass a land area of 56.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Palm Beach Gardens (GNIS ID: 2404464) 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 Beach Gardens is located within Royal Palm Beach-West Jupiter CCD of Palm Beach County.


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Palm Beach Gardens, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Palm Beach Gardens, FL Housing Affordability Index is 99
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Palm Beach Gardens, FL Wealth Index is 188
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 56,082
Population in Households 55,879
Population in Families 41,706
Population in Group Qrtrs 203
Population Density 996
Diversity Index1 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,046
Average Household Income $120,885
Per Capita Income $56,559
Wealth Index3 188

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 30,667 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,016 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,240 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,412 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $398,725
Housing Affordability Index2 99
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 26,255
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 15,668
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.47% 1.84%
Households 1.43% 1.8%
Families 1.28% 1.71%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Palm Beach Gardens, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palm Beach Gardens to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 70 92nd
Population Density # 593 36th
Diversity Index # 518 44th
Median Household Income # 113 88th
Per Capita Income # 69 93rd

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