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Palm Beach Shores, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Palm Beach Shores had a population of 1,357 as of July 1, 2019. Palm Beach Shores ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Beach Shores is located at latitude 26.7781 and longitude -80.0356 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Palm Beach Shores encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Town of Palm Beach Shores (GNIS ID: 2407068) 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 Town of Palm Beach Shores is located within Riviera Beach CCD of Palm Beach County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Palm Beach Shores, FL Housing Affordability Index is 66
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 Shores, FL Wealth Index is 133
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 1,357
Population in Households 1,357
Population in Families 759
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 4,630
Diversity Index1 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,332
Average Household Income $93,928
Per Capita Income $55,866
Wealth Index3 133

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 412 (29.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 391 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 615 (43.3%)
Median Home Value $474,138
Housing Affordability Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 804
Average Household Size 1.69
Family Households 325
Average Family Size 2
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 1.88% 1.65%
Households 1.83% 1.61%
Families 0.91% 1.55%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

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

The table below compares Palm Beach Shores 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 # 715 22nd
Population Density # 137 85th
Diversity Index # 848 8th
Median Household Income # 235 75th
Per Capita Income # 71 92nd

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