Palm Beach Shores, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Palm Beach Shores, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Palm Beach Shores had a population of 1,362 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 1,362
Population in Households 1,362
Population in Familes 754
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5,009
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $49,239
Average Household Income $86,488
Per Capita Income $51,362


Total Housing Units 1,439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 398 (27.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 408 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 633 (44.0%)
Median Home Value $448,315
Average Home Value $543,497


Total Households 806
Average Household Size 1.69
Family Households 326
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.16% 1.77%
Households 2.08% 1.75%
Families 1.05% 1.66%
Median Household Income   5.52%
Per Capita Income   3.76%

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, 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 # 713 23rd
Population Density # 117 87th
Diversity Index # 856 7th
Median Household Income # 464 50th
Per Capita Income # 84 91st

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